March 21, 2012 at 1:21 PM ET
If you've ever experienced the horror of reaching into a bag only to find that you've forgotten to bring a charger for your dying phone's battery, then you'll understand why the JuiceTank iPhone case is rather appealing. After all, it has a built-in wall-charger.
The JuiceTank iPhone case isn't available in stores right now, but that could quickly change. Lloyd Gladstone and Jesse Pliner, the product designers behind the clever device, have created a Kickstarter project in order to raise funds for the production of the JuiceTank. If all goes well and they reach their $125,000 goal, they believe the product could start shipping this summer.
According to its project page, the JuiceTank includes a microUSB port so that you can charge your iPhone using a corresponding cable if you're not in the mood to use the built-in plug and a wall outlet. Beyond that neat inclusion, the case appears to be a fairly standard polycarbonate iPhone case. It will retail for $70 once available.
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