Smartphone battery life can often be a frustrating problem for those constantly on the go or during an emergency without electricity.

Realizing this, Ampware has announced the launch of CrankCase and CrankBox, a smartphone case with an integrated hand-crank generator and a universal generator, respectively.

The revolutionary devices allow smartphones and virtually any mobile USB charged device to never be without power, regardless of location.

Ampware’s patent-pending technology instantly develops 500 mA when hand cranked. Should users ever find themselves without power, they can re-energize their device’s battery, getting three hours of battery life for five minutes of crank time. Plug any USB-charged device into the charging port for a jump charge.

CrankCase will be designed for popular smartphone models, including iPhone 5, 5S and 6 in various colors (Compatibility for Android and other devices is in development). The CrankCase also features a hidden, removable CrankCable under the crank handle. This cable can be used like a normal cable in emergencies or when you don’t have one. Plus the phone can be charged with regular cables without removing the phone from the case.

An option for all smartphone/mobile device users, the CrankBox will also be separately available to charge any device using a USB connection.

For more information on the CrankCase and CrankBox, along with other products from Ampware, please visit

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