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Monthly Archives: January 2015

  • Smart Home Part 2: Nest Protect

    Can the standard, boring smoke detector be reinvented?  Nest is doing just that with the Nest Protect.

    The Nest Protect is a Wi-Fi smoke detector and carbon monoxide monitor.  The Wi-Fi integration is what sets the Nest Protect apart from other standard smoke detectors with the ability to send alerts to the Nest smartphone app.

    Nest-Protect-smart-smoke-alarm-5-640x426Just as with a standard smoke alarm or carbon monoxide situation, the Nest Protect will sound an alarm. Where it gets interesting is that it will also it also speak to you with a human voice.  It tells you if there’s smoke or carbon monoxide, which room it’s in, and if you’re in immediate danger. That way you can quickly figure out the best way to exit your home and avoid running into the fire on the way out. Continue reading

  • Comparing HP Pavilion G6 Replacement Laptop Batteries

    Both these batteries fit the same laptops. Find what the real differences are so you are prepared to make a smart decision next time you buy a new laptop battery. #batteryheads Two batteries-both fit the HP Pavilion G6

    Are you looking for a replacement battery for your HP Pavilion G6 and getting confused by all the options? When replacing your laptop battery there are a few differences that you want to understand before you make your purchase and are disappointed with the performance of the new battery.

    Part Number  It is important that you get the right battery to replace your original battery.  There are many laptops with similar part numbers so be careful when you are searching for a replacement battery.  For the battery we are using in this example, the HP Pavilion G6, there are around 4,000 laptop models that use this battery.  We suggest you check your laptop owners manual or pull the battery out of your laptop to find the battery part number listed on the battery and search by that number. This should help narrow down your search but, this battery still has over 40 part numbers including; HSTNN-DBOW, HSTNN-UB1G, MU06, MU09XL and 586006-321.  Your battery part number will also help you know if you are using a standard battery or an extended capacity battery.  If you are currently using an extended capacity battery and replace it with a standard battery you will notice a significant reduction in how long the battery lasts.  If you are using a standard battery you may decide to try an extended battery. Continue reading

  • Smart Home Technology Part 1: Nest Thermostat

    What if your garage door opened automatically when you pulled in the driveway?  What if the dryer could sense when you weren’t in a rush and dried the clothes at a slower, energy-saving cycle?  What if your thermostat had sensors to figure out that no one is at home then lowered the heat?

    Many companies are laying the foundation for smart home systems.  At the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, manufacturers rolled out many innovative products.  Within the next few years, sales of smart energy and security systems will skyrocket.  Just like the popular wearable fitness devices and smart watches, smart home gadgets are poised for big things. Continue reading

  • Sokkia Replacement Battery

    Sokkia Sokkia Replacement Batteries

    Batteryheads is happy to announce that we are now carrying the BDC46, SDL30, 40200040 Sokkia replacement battery.  This battery works with many Sokkia products including: NET1200, SDL30M 10, SET 300, SET330RK3, SET610 and more.  You can go to the complete Sokkia replacement list to look for availability.  This battery is guaranteed to be compatible with your Sokkia equipment.

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  • Tesla Showing Similarities to Apple

    TeslaApple’s incredible run as a company is something that few will ever be able to mimic. From its beginnings in revolutionizing computers that only few would need or use, to becoming a leader in the revolution of PC’s as must-have household items, to broader reaches of phones and mp3 players; Apple has revolutionized things everywhere you look.

    It’s no wonder that other companies might try to mimic that kind of success. When it comes to electric vehicles, one company is far and away leading the charge in pioneering new models of cars that are becoming must-have items to a lot of car owners.  Tesla Motors, producers of all electric cars, are leaving gasoline as a thing of the past. Continue reading

  • Replacement Battery for Topcon Equipment

    Batteryheads now carries replacement Topcon batteries Batteryheads now carries replacement Topcon batteries

    When you start to notice your Topcon battery is not lasting quite as long as you need it to, then it is time to replace your battery so you don't get left on the job.  Batteryheads sells TechFuel batteries that work as good as or better than the original OEM battery. View our Topcon products here.  Our batteries are CE and RoHS certified.  They are manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities with quality components.  Rechargeable batteries feature voltage regulation, thermal circuit protection, advanced circuit board technology, and the highest quality battery cells. Continue reading

  • Batteryheads.com Recent Reviews

    Batteryheads ReviewsWhat are customers saying about their purchasing experience with Batteryheads?

    • "Everything was exactly as stated. Tested it and it works perfectly." --Carole K, January 5, 2015


    • "I was worried it wasn't going to be here on time but it made just in time to video my Christmas, thank you!" --Lucilina B., January 5, 2015


    • "Everything is good. Product arrived earlier than expected. I am very pleased." --Earl J., January 3, 2015


    • "Works great will use this seller again" --Teresa, January 2, 2015


    • "I was happy with my purchase! It arrived quickly and was put to use immediately!" --Corinne, January 1, 2015
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  • Do you Hate Your Smart Phone Battery?

    PowerBank by TechFuel will charge your smart phone on the go to keep you texting, talking and surfing longer.

    It seems like everyone has a smart phone these days, but if you are like most people, you are probably finding that the more you love your phone, the more you hate your battery.  You start out each morning with full power and by noon you are rationing use so you can make it home with some battery life.  In a survey by Scientific American the results say you are not alone in this love-hate relationship. Continue reading

  • 2015: Less and More

    2015-Less and More

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