Gadget makers love toasters. That’s because gadget buyers love everything shaped like a toaster. Whether it will make toast or not. Just check our archives of everything toaster-related. You’ll see. The latest toast-related item to come across our desk and leave a trail of crumbs is this device for powering-up your gadgets.
The “Toasting Charger” concept by Hyun-A Ko is designed to charge your batteries like a toaster cooks bread to a crispy golden brown. Just slide in a lithium ion battery, push down the handle and wait for it to pop, fully charged, maybe even buttery. There’s a color coded light on the side to show you the battery’s progress.