How to Charge USB-devices Without a Seperate USB-charger

Some devices won't charge using a standard USB-charger - or you simply don't have one. Here is what to do!

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In case you have a device that can only be charged using a computer, here might be a solution for your problem!

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My Sony eReader is pretty good at battery power because of it's special display. But when the battery runs out, I'm screwed...

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Using a standard USB-charger simply won't work. Maybe you're experiencing the same problem with any other of your devices.


Why won't it charge? Because the device waits for a data connection before accepting power from a USB source - it wants to be plugged into a computer!


Here is what to do without having your computer turned on all the time:

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Look around you, which other computing devices do you have? Maybe your router has a free USB-port that is working with the device.

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I finally found a Wireless LAN repeater I'm using in my house, which does the job very well.

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Mission accomplished: It is charging!

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