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Recharging your cell phone with a twist of the wrist

By Gisela M. Pedroza

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No matter how much you yap on the cell phone, you won't haveto worry about talk time again with the $24.50 SideWinder manualbattery recharger. It looks like a miniature version of a gradeschool pencil sharpener but can recharge your cell phone battery ina matter of minutes. Just turn the handle, and two minutes ofcharging gets you six minutes of talk time. Weighing just 2.5ounces, it comes with adapters for most cell phone models. Itcan't replace your AC adapter, but it's great for travelingor emergencies. Available from TKNY (www.tkny.com, 212-677-0500).

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