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tizi Tankstelle mini: So little, that it’s ready for the big trips

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The new tizi Tankstelle mini weighs next to nothing and is perfect to keep in your handbag or backpack. As soon as the tizi Tankstelle mini is plugged in, it delivers 1A power to your iPhone, iPad, and other devices.

This little fellow is a looker as well with its sleek black shine and quadratic symmetry, it promises to look charming in any plug. Add the tizi Flip Lightning cable in the limited edition color and you’re sure to brighten up any dark corner.

Never forget an adapter again! The tizi Tankstelle mini is available immediately for only 14.99 Euros at Amazon.

The world is full of colors – which one do you plug into your iPhone?

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The brand new tizi Flip cables, now available in the limited edition colors, red, blue, and pink, bring more color into your life.

20 inches – is the optimal length for typical docking use: The 20 inch (50 cm) Lightning cable is just the right size for any lifestyle. Whether charging on the desk, in the car, or on the tizi Tankstation, it’s super convenient and looks really cool.

Flippin’ easy to plug in: The 20 inch versions of tizi Flip are also equipped with a reversible USB plug which always fits, without having to figure out which way is up.

Color Code – Find the right cable for your needs: The biggest disadvantage of the Apple cables is that they are all white. With the new colorful tizi Flip cables, you can easily keep track of which device is plugged in.

Do you need more freedom and leeway?
The 10 foot (300 cm) tizi Cable is the longest one yet! Now you’re free to surf in bed or on the couch while always remaining connected. Take your pick
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The new limited edition 20 inch MFI certified tizi Flip Cable is now available starting at 19.99 Euros at Amazon. Have a look at our complete tizi Flip family here tizi Flip Family overview.

SAVE up to 50% – Huge saving on gadgets & apps – The equinux Black Friday SALE 2015 is online

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Great gift ideas. Unbelievable savings. Stuff that turkey and fill your shopping basket with the deals of the year.  There’s something for everyone at the annual equinux Black Friday SALE 2015. Only Through Sunday, November 29 – 2015…you’ll save big on cool apps and gadgets for, friends and family.

Let this click take you where the savings are

Our  Black Friday Sale is an avalanche of savings

Tis the season to be jolly & of course more productive: Maybe Santa doesn’t exist, but this incredible sale does! Grab the newest version of Mail Designer (now only $14.99 instead of $29.99) and Mail Designer Pro (now $24.99). Why not send cool, personalized Holiday greetings by email this year and even include your Aunt in Germany. Get Season’s Greetings 7 for just $5.99, 50% of the regular price!

Get your batteries loaded wherever you go! Check out all the TURBO deals of the tizi Turbolader family – USB chargers for fast, high power, simultaneous charging of your favorite USB gadgets. And always stay connected with the super smart tizi flip lightning cables.

Keep your accessories safe and looking good in our this sturdy, little, protective “suitcase” tizi Köfferchen. Only until Sunday, get the tizi Köfferchen for 50% off the regular price! Take this little beauty home for the Holidays for only $9.99 (regular price $19.99).

There’s so much more to see and even more to save. PS…let your friends know!

Save now at the equinux Black Friday Sale!

tizi Tankstation is now available as installation kit for furniture

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Ikea-hackers, desk hunters, crafts enthusiasts, and design lovers get ready! Are your charging cables all over the place? In the hall, in the kitchen, and of course on the desk. The new tizi Tankstelle 4x Mega, now available as a Toploader, puts an end to the cable chaos.

Discover the DIY built-in possibilities
The tizi Tankstelle is now available as a built-in installation kit for your furniture. The powerful 4x USB charging station with Auto Max Power™ technology fits seamlessly into surfaces, transforming your desk and countertop into DIY designer furniture. The incredible result: a functional, charging station integrated perfectly into almost any surface.

Make it your project…
…and friends and family will be amazed – that’s a guarantee! Have no fear, with a minimal amount of craftmanship and manual skills, you’ll turn your furniture into a lifestyle piece. Included in your tizi Tankstelle 4x Mega Toploader kit are 2 adapter rings (2 inches, and 2 3/8 inches) making installation easy. You’ll need an electric drill with a hole saw adapter (for example this model) in order to drill a hole in your surface. Here’s a video on how to install your Toploader…

tizi knows the deal…
And with our Toploader tips and tricks, you can’t go wrong. Here’s a Step-by-step guide to download.

Can you do it? Yes you can!
Let’s do this! Just find the right spot for your tizi Tankstelle 4x Mega, and thanks to Auto Max Power™ technology, you can charge up to 4 devices simultaneously and at top speed, manufacturer independent. That’s up to 2.4A per port, enough power to quickly charge your power hungry iPads and Galaxy Tabs.

Available now at Amazon. Limited time introductory price: $39.99 (originally $49.99)

MEGA SPEED-Update for the tizi Tankstelle

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Plug it in once, charge it up four times! With the tizi Tankstelle every outlet becomes a powerful charging station for multiple devices – for home, office, or in a hotel.

Our newest generation offers even more SPEED with Auto Max Power™ technology,  delivering the optimal charging power for every gadget.  Before the charging process begins, the current tizi Tankstelle communicates with the USB device in order to determine the perfect level of charging power needed to ensure a fast and gentle charge.

The intuitive tizi Tankstelle knows to fuel your iPad with 2.1A and takes care to fuel your Kindle Fire with 1.8A. You’ll never have to wait in line again for the right pump.

Solve your outlet traffic jam by charging up to four USB devices at the same time with only one charger. The tizi Tankstelle is now available for an introductory price of only 29.99 EUR. Order directly at Amazon and give it a try. With the tizi guarantee, you can give the tizi Tankstelle a try, and if you are unhappy for any reason, you can send it back within 4 weeks for a full refund.

Oh Capitan, my Capitan… Compatibility overview for OS X El Capitan

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OS X El Capitan is now available as a Public Beta. We’ve put together a short compatibility overview for you. Here’s a small summary of our experiences so far.

  • Mail Designer: To send or not to send, that is the question. Don’t worry with the latest El Capitan beta, Mail Designer 2 and Mail Designer Pro should work fine. More details here
  • Spot Maps: Keep a clear overview of your networks. Spot Maps works seamlessly with El Capitan.
  • CoverScout & SongGenie: Bring some color to your music library. In our early tests, both CoverScout and SongGenie worked without issue with El Capitan and the latest version of iTunes.
  • Greeting Cards: Happy belated Birthday! Greeting Cards should work with the very latest El Capitan beta, however, since the Apple Mail app still seems to be changing quite a bit, we recommend holding off until the final version of El Capitan ships.
  • iSale: Sell on eBay. iSale also supports El Capitan.
  • tizi for Mac, TV for Mac and MediaCentral: Get your popcorn ready! Both tizi apps and MediaCentral will shine El Capitan.
  • The Tube: Upgrade for more TV enjoyment. If you’re using The Tube, we recommend you upgrade to tizi for Mac for El Capitan — not only will you be fully compatible with Apple’s latest OS, you’ll also get to enjoy new features like visual timeshift, recording, editing, and share features.

Charge devices – Autobahn style: Turbolader vs. integrated USB car port

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In the US 85% drive to work every day, and every fifth person has at least a 45 minute commute. Plenty of time to give your iPhone or iPad that extra morning boost, don’t you think?

USB port in the car? Thanks, I already have one built it…

It’s true, pretty much every new car comes with an integrated USB port, but the question is, how well does it really perform?

Our test shows that charging your cell with this USB port is basically like driving in 1st gear on the Autobahn. The tizi team put it to the test. We compared our tizi Turbolader 3x Mega (More details on tizi USA / or visit tizi Europe) with a maximum output of 2.4A per port, to the leading integrated USB port in a new car.

The results are astonishing!! Check out the video and see for yourself!

Standard USB ports in the car only offer a mere 0.5A of power. Our road test makes it official.  You’d basically have to cruise the 6 hours from San Francisco to LA in order to fully charge most current smartphones with your car’s integrated USB port and iPads and Tabs often won’t charge at all.

Get 3 times the SPEED with the tizi Turbolader

Our test results show:

  • an integrated USB port: an  iPhone 6 Plus needs more than 6 hours to fully charge
  • tizi Turbolader: does the same job in around 2 hours

Driving for 30 minutes

The tizi Turbolader even meistered the quick-charge test with the iPhone 6. Forgot to charge your phone overnight? In just 30 minutes, you can charge your iPhone 6 up to 1/3 of the way while driving to work.

  • An iPhone plugged into the car’s integrated USB port only charged 11%,
  • whereas the iPhone connected to the tizi Turbolader charged a proper 34%.

The tizi Turbolader (Amazon US / Amazon EU) models can charge up to 4 USB devices simultaneously with full power. Depending on which model you choose, you’ll have up to 9.6A power reserve with more juice than any integrated car USB port can currently offer, even the shiniest, newest, premium class cars. Find all available models and prices here. (Visit tizi USA or tizi Europe)

 

tizi Turbolader 4x Mega – Grab the SUV of USB car chargers

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The tizi tuning team has maximized the charging power and connection possibilities for your cockpit: Get the ultimate energy boost with tizi Turbolader 4x MEGA and leave those other chargers in the dust.
Maximum speed: Your new charging highway

Get in gear with the tizi Turbolader 4x MEGA, offering 4 USB ports with maximum charging power for your USB devices all at the same time (up to 2.4A on each USB port).

Maximum capacity: Backseat gadgets welcome
The “intelligent charging assistant” – The Auto Max Power™ Technology determines the perfect charging power for each device: iPads charge with high power and your iPhone charges 2x faster than with its original charging cable!

02-Turbo-4x-Mega-incarSafety first!
The big, robust body of the tizi Turbolader 4x Mega is designed to stay cool and not overheat. The rugged, off-road design also ensures that the tizi 4x MEGA fits snuggly into the cigarette lighter port. You’re always sure to find a parking spot for your devices here.

Maximum style 
Convenient cockpit charm? The red/silver aluminum design is a real eye-catcher for any vehicle, from family van to sporty convertible, it just looks good.

With four ports, you’re ready for every scenario… 

  • Family trip – Lights, camera, and never ending action: Finally a charging device with enough space and power for smartphones, tablets and even more juice left over for the GPS, Kindle, camera, USB fan, mini fridge, handheld game device etc…
  • Power-up for those Business trips: On the road again and this time, fully charged: Keep the juice flowing for your smartphones, Netbooks, smart watches and mobile batteries.
  • Road trip with friends: Connect four! Off to a festival, comic convention, or to chill on the beach?  Now it’s possible to all arrive with a fully loaded smartphone.

Get the tizi Turbolader 4x MEGA now for only 39.99 Euros at Amazon.

 

Thin, light and dented – our 12″ Retina MacBook unboxing

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Our brand new 12″ MacBook just arrived and it’s thin, light and… dented? Right out of the box we noticed two large dents on the bottom case!

We make tizi accessories & gadgets for iPhone, iPad and Mac (including chargers and flip-cables), so we asked our tizi packaging and product engineering team to investigate with their years of experience in product-packaging design.

Our tizi engineers discovered that the European power supply must have been jostled during transport, causing the rear edge of the power adapter and the front end of the plug to push up into the underside of the MacBook.
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This won’t be an issue in the US, where the power adapter has prongs that fold up into the power brick – which is probably why the engineers in Cupertino didn’t catch it.

When you line up the power supply with the dents, you can see they line up perfectly. The little instruction booklet included with the MacBook also has marking on it, confirming the theory:

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We’ve contacted Apple about the issue and they’ll replace our Macbook — so if you’ve ordered a new 12″ MacBook in Europe, be sure to check the underside of your new machine for dents once you get it!


equinux make apps and the tizi line gadgets for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Check out the new tizi line of products — now available in the US from Amazon.com:

· tizi flip: The awesome, flippable lightning charging cable for your iPhone & iPad
· tizi Schlingel: The handy lightning charging cable that clips to your bag or keychain
· tizi Turbolader 3x Mega: The V12 turbo for your gadgets: charge 3 devices in your car

If you have Apple Watch, check out our free tizi Calc design calculator!