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Kanex Sydnee : Smart Recharge Station

 

It’s the era of technology!!

Does that statement age me a little? Oh c’mon, you’re reading this so you have to agree!

Let me ask you a question, how many tablets and cell phones do you have in your household? Bet you that number is increasing more than you thought you would.

Batteries seem to die all at once {I think it’s gadget law}, and I know at times I’m charging items in the most obscure of places. Even at home, you’ll often find a phone plugged in behind the couch or right between the toaster and coffee maker. Look close and you’ll see 3 cords peeking out from side tables.

Kanex Sydnee has a really smart recharge station, which saves counter space and is more organized {as well as saves you from running all over the house trying to recall where your items are}.

This multiple charging and organizing station can hold up to 3 iPads/ tablets or smart phones yet it also has an extra port to charge an additional tablet or smart phone simultaneously. The front charging shelf is perfect for charging and also acting as a holder, so you can use the tablet while it charges.

While there are three openings {hence charging 3 iPads}, but you can easily stack a 4th in there if needed and you don’t need to take them out of their cases either. It’s shaped to hold those iPads or tablets, yet keep in mind that you can charge anything with a USB port like other brand of phones or a kindle for example.

I think my favorite aspect of using the Kanex Sydnee is that there isn’t a ton of cords laying around everywhere anymore. It’s so nice to have everything all stacked neatly in one place, and only taking up one electrical socket.

At the top it has a yellow clip to hold cords in place, and a spot to neatly wrap longer cords that you use with your devices right now. It comes with 3 short cords to use on iDevices, yet they don’t have the end for the new iPhone5. While that’s ok because you can easily use your own cord and wrap it around and out of the way, it would be nice to see the new cord added ‘in the shorts’ as well.

Not to get technical on you or anything, but each USB port pumps 2.1-amps so all the devices, meaning that they all charge at the same time and at the same rate as they would charge individually {maybe a little less, but I haven’t timed it}.

It also has full surge protection, plus a built-in short circuit breaker so you don’t have to worry about power surges and thus and damage to a device. Which makes me wonder what a surge would do to my devices if plugged in the usual way … that’s a lot of money on the line there!

Yet, I can see this as a great product for businesses as well. Have you ever looked around while out, only to find people charging their devices in every nook and cranny? So, I think public places like offices and coffee shops would benefit from Kanex Sydnee, for the speed and convenience. Same goes with schools, it’s been a *few* years yet I can bet that there’s a mad rush to reserve a free outlet in college classrooms and meeting areas.

You can purchase right off the site: www.kanexlive.com/sydnee, each station costs $149 and comes in either black or white. It’s a bit on the pricier side, yet for organization and simplifying life a little, it’s something that you’d appreciate once you have.

2012 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

FOUR {4} readers are going to get a Kanex Sydnee Recharge Station, arv $149

To Enter, Fill in the form below with your qualifying entries. Good luck!

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Disclosure: I received product to facilitate this review, all opinions are my own.

 

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341 Comments

  1. I would actually love to win this for my Hubby..
    I would be able to see the top of the desk again if i won this for him..

  2. Awesome charging station! Would love to have it to free up counter space and to organize all those cables.

  3. I would love to win this for my husband, he’s a computer science major and we have gagets all over the house charging!

  4. This would be great for my daughter and I to share. It would eliminate a whole lotta messy wires and cords!! 🙂

  5. I would love to win this for my kids, so they will have a safe place to charge their tablets! Thanks for the chance:)

    1. What a great idea. With 2 cell phones and 2 iPads, I know we can totally use one at our house!

  6. Clutter free with this charging station… all our smart phones, iPods, tablets, etc…

  7. I would love this for both my husband & myself…..to organize our upcoming move to a new home!!

  8. I would love to win this for my whole family… it would free up so much room, and no one would argue over who gets to use the charger first…lol:)

  9. This would be so awesome to cut down on the clutter of cords I have charging my stuff right now! So awesome! Baba Booey!

  10. I like this product, a gift for the whole family. It would be great to charge the tablets and phones all in one area.

  11. I could use this anywhere in my house…everyone has a jumble of cords and wires in their rooms, not to mention in the family room with all of the gaming systems and iPads/iPods being hooked up, etc..

  12. I think this is really cool, would be wonderful for this formerly(pre-children) 😉 OCD tidy girl. lol

  13. I would love to win this so that all our gadgets can charge neatly and safely in one spot. This is so cool! Thanks for this chance!

  14. I know this is a great idea!! I would love to have it to keep my things in order. It will be fun to show off to my friends – they will be so jealous, 🙂

  15. I would LOVE to win this for my entire family! If things arent laying everywhere needing to be charged, i’m looking for the charging cable to charge one of my i-thingies! LOL To have them all in one spot would be AWESOME!!

  16. i’d love this for my family! all together, we have a mini ipad, 2 iphones, and 2 ipods that need charging.

  17. I would love this so we can finally charge all our stuff together, plus it’ll help keep our counter a little bit less cluttered.

  18. I would love to win this for my family we all use apple products. I can see this being the “hub” of our home. It would certainly organize all th cords/chargers we have plugged in all around the house!

  19. I would like to have it for myself its just what I was looking for too! Would be a great Christmas Present!

  20. As a gadget enthusiast, I’m always looking for better charging solutions. This one appears to be quite innovative and is something I would love to try out

  21. I like that everything charges at the same time and I’d give it to my husband for Xmas!

  22. I would love to give this to my hubby. I hate the wire jungle all his devices has created. I need a seperate end table to house everything. HELP me take back my livingroom.

  23. I would love this for me. but I bet my son would want it too lol so I would give it to him

  24. This would be a great help for charging my ipads for my classroom. It looks like it works great.

  25. I would love to win this because, we have many devices that need to stay charged, and after Christmas there will be more! 🙂

  26. I’d love it for myself and my husband, we’re always fighting over the most accessible plugs to re-charge our phones which are always dead!

  27. I would love this for our family… It would be wonderful to charge everything in one place!

  28. Our kitchen counter is always covered in charging devices! It’s so frustrating when you want to cook or do some baking. I would love to have one designated charging area for all of our devices, this is perfect!

  29. Finally no fighting for the chargers. We can all use it together. I would love to give this to myself.

  30. I would like to win this. It seems that I’m always having to charge something and sometimes I have to wait until one device is done charging before I can charge another.

  31. This would organize all these gadgets around here and free up sone outlets! No more finding things unplugged so they coukd recharge something! Hello, my alarm clock! Fax machine, etc. everytime I go to use something it seems! Lol

  32. I’d love to win this for my husband. I love the idea of charging mutiple devices and keeping them all together.

  33. I would like to win because it would make charging all of our apple devices easier – all in one place with less cords.

  34. i’d like to win this for my brother and his wife – they are tech junkies and this would be perfect for them and their devices.

  35. This would be great for us because with all the cell phones we have there are chargers plugged in everywhere.

    1. I forgot to say why lol It would be great to have for the hubby and son…lots of charging going on!

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  37. I’d be most excited to win and use this! Although my whole family would get use from it.

  38. The reason I would love to win this , is for my son who is always needing to borrow my charger. So I guess its a gift to the both of us,,lol
    Thanks

  39. what an awesome piece of technology; dh would use this and probably fill
    up all the spaces but I’m sure he’d let me charge my phone if needed, lol.

  40. I’d like to win because we have an iPad and multiple iPods to charge and this would be very convenient

  41. I’d love to win this to give to my hubby so he’ll stop hogging the outlets and charging cords! 🙂
    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

  42. This is an amazing product. I feel like I’m always tripping over wires and searching for a free outlet (and then forgetting to plug back in whatever I unplugged, which is always fun).

  43. I would love to win this so I dont have to go searching for the cords everytime!

  44. My Family could use this as it would help to keep things organized and one charging area for so many things.

    silverneon2000 at yahoo dot com

  45. Would love to win this for our family – we need all the organization help we can get!

  46. I’d give this wonderful recharging station to my husband.

    Thank you for the giveaway.

  47. I’d love to win this as a gift for my father-in-law. He’s got all sorts of gadgets and would adore the compact design of this charger.

  48. I’d love to have a techie gift for my nephew. I’m a little behind when it comes to all the technology so having the Karenx Sydee Recharge Station to give him would be terrific! Thanks.

  49. This looks great and easy to use for a house full of portable electronics.
    I’m excited to have found your blog. It’s exciting to get more canadian bloggers

  50. I would love this, as we are getting an ipad for Christmas, and I have having all the cords hanging around.

  51. this would be great to have for our whole family, it would make charging all of our things easier

  52. I’d love to win this for my hubby, especially since I’m hoping for a tablet and looking at getting him a smartphone for christmas…

  53. We could all use this in our family. It’d be great for recharging all the electronics.
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  54. I would love to win this to keep on the counter so we can all charge our tabets in the same place.

  55. I’d like to win because I think it;s an awesome organization tool that we’d get a lot of use out of!

  56. That is so cool, I’ve never seen it before, I’d like it for the whole family

  57. This would be so handy to keep stuff organized when charging between my work stuff and family toys.

  58. We could so use this we have two iphones and ipads and they are plugged in everywhere cord messes everywhere you look thanks for the chance

  59. This would be a great “me” gift! I have already cleared a spot for it on my desk 😉

  60. I would LOVE this! I also LOVE this site! I have long told everyone that I have “organized chaos.” My mom just thinks it’s chaos!

  61. What an awesome charging station, my ENTIRE family would love this. I believe Santa would be leaving this for Mommy. (In charge of turning off all electronics/tree lights/appliances) *HOHO*

  62. As a family of 4 with multiple electoronics, this would REALLY save us space and help us organize the recharging cords!! Great giveaway!

  63. I would love to win for my family. I have an iphone 5, my husband has a playbook, then with kids add 2 more touches, and a 3GS, its a mess of cords where the majority are charged.

  64. my son has soooo many things that all need charging all the time it seems they are pluggged in all ober the house this would be a blessing

  65. Me and my boyfriend could use this. We have two chargers but they seem to go missing…..

  66. I would love to win this for the 3 teens in my house, they are forever losing their phone charging cords!

  67. I would love to win one for my Husband! He is always away from home and works out of various hotels and he would love this!!

  68. I love technology, and things like this, that keeps your technology going, as in always-on is awesome!

  69. This would be great – then my husband wouldn’t unplug my phone when it’s not done charging.

  70. I would love to win this for my son in law he can;t organize all his gadgets & my daughter & him have to share an island haha… this would be the perfect gift for them. Thanks for the chance.

  71. This charging station is something I could use myself! I’m always forgetting to charge my phone & camera

  72. This would be great in my home. I am constantly misplacing my charging cords and really need to be better organized!

  73. I would love to win this for me. I am the one who is responsible for making sure the kids gadgets are charged and we always have cords and things laying around everywhere charging. This would make life so much simpler.

  74. I could definitely use this for my kindle and our various cell phones. It would neaten things up quite nicely! 🙂

  75. I would love to win this, for I’ve got so many cords to charge my headphones, phone, tablet, and every other electronic doodad. This would simplify matters considerably.

  76. I would love to win this for our family of 4! We all have laptops, iPhones, iPods and a Kobo e-reader! Would be so awesome to have one spot charging for all devices! 🙂

  77. I would love to win something like this. Sister is always complaining about all my cords and this would help! I love it!

  78. This would clean up our kitchen a great deal. Three different plug ins gets a bit crazy (esp. when Mr 2 pulls them down)

  79. I would get this for the whole family – with 2 ipads and 2 iPhone this would be great and my kitchen counter de cluttered

  80. I would love to win this because we have a lot of gadgets in this house and charging all of them is getting quite messy! This would help a lot

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  82. I would love to have this for my hubby and myself. That way we aren’t fighting over the wall plug-ins!

  83. I would love to win to give this to my parents. They have two tablets and would get a lot of use charging them at the same time.

  84. I would like to win this for our family because we have phones and tablets charging all over the house, this would eliminate so much clutter.

  85. My son would love this–all the cords he and his girlfriend have for all their gadgets make such a mess. I know he’d love to get more organized and tidy.

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  87. There are so many phones always waiting to be charged its like a assembly line here lol. between the kids and us adults seems like the charger never has a break

  88. My brother would absolutely love it. He’s the gadget guy in the family, and he sure does have a lot of them.

  89. I’d love to win this for my family – between my husband, myself, and my son we have 5 i-devices! 🙂

  90. I would love to win this for my hubby plus we need a device like this —– Paul T/Pauline T aka Paul Tran ….. emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

  91. I’d like to win for me and my son’s smartphones and kindles. My son is always dragging the chargers all over and losing them.

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  93. I would love to win this for me!! I have so much stuff that needs to be charged and im running out of outlets lol

  94. I’d love to win that because I have phones and cords lying around the house everywhere! would love a way to keep them organized!

  95. Game? lol, This would be great for the family, we are always chasing chargers around and this would centralize and organize everything nicely!

  96. i would like to win so my girlfriend can use it on her desk it is way to small she has to use my desk to charge her things on then i have no room!!

  97. This would be fantastic for my son. I am really tired of all of his ‘technology’ all over the house. 😉

  98. For my husband. We have so many little gadgets, tablets, kindle, phones, there’s 5 of us and everything lays around all over the place, charging in all the plugs around the house, its a mess! This would be great to have.

  99. I would love to win this!! it would serve as a central docking station for our entire family! Ipads, iphones, itouch this is a really neat and innovative product!

  100. I would love to win this for myself I always have a table full of items charging and this would keep things so much neatet.

  101. I’d love to win this for myself. I have more electronic devices than I’d care to admit.

  102. I would love to win for my husband

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
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  103. FINALLY! You have no idea how often I misplace various gadgets around the house because I can’t remember where I plugged them in to charge. This would possibly be one of the most used items in my house!

  104. I would love to have this to tame my husband’s “charging station” otherwise known as my kitchen counter

  105. We have a family of 6 right now, plus older kids (2) that come home and are ready to grab a charge. It IS chaos here. Two teens just have phones now, but not computers. My husband would also love this for work and travel. He is often left “dry” without room to charge several devices he needs for work. So thank you for hosting!

  106. this would totally help us with our mess or cords and lack of outlets! it would really be a nice thing to have!

  107. I would love to win this because I have too many apple products in this house, its a mess when theyre all charging at once.

  108. I would like to win as i dont have such a great charging station at home. My hubby would love this as its something different.

  109. With five people and all their techie stuff ONe central place to recharge would be super

  110. My sister’s family sure could use this. They’ve got so many devices it’s crazy.

  111. Because I’m so tired of losing all the wires and cords and to have everything in one place would be bliss.

  112. I would love to win this for our whole family who would love it as much as I do!

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