Keeping the phone charged on the go
July 10, 2009 10:53 AM Subscribe
Will a Verizon brand car charger ruin the battery on my new Blackberry Curve?
posted by crapples to technology (7 answers total)
I have read and heard in various places that car chargers are bad for batteries for various reasons. However, the Verizon folks say that the cheap Walmart chargers are bad because they never stop pumping the juice even after the phone is fully charged. They say that their chargers, purchased from their stores, are "smart" enough to lay-off once the phone is charged. They say that using them won't hurt my battery at all.
Are they feeding me a line?
On Monday I'm headed out on a week long camping trip and would really love to have a charged phone during the drive and whenever we're near the car. Thanks.