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holiday2013bannerThis holiday season give a gift that will make every techie in your life happy, the gift of power!  Let’s face it, in a world of technology from smart phones to tablets, we are a connected society.  But sometimes, that connection fails and we are left scrambling to charge our devices at home and on the go.  Thankfully, there is Halo2 Cloud.

logoHalo2Cloud makes clever, innovative technology products to help save time and solve problems at home, in the car and at the office!  With their extensive line of products, including portable chargers, you can remain connected where ever life takes you. 

Halo2Cloud recently sent over a wonderful package or products for my family to experience.  For this gadget-toting household, it was like Christmas morning.

The package included Halo2Cloud’s Bluetooth Retractable Headset, Halo Magic Cube, Halo Pocket Power 2800 & 5500, Halo Zoom Flashlight and Halo Scanner Mouse and Mousepad.  Can you see how we were giddy with excitement?

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With our collection of smart phones, tablets, iPods and laptops, it seems we are always hunting for chargers around the house or borrowing chargers when we are on the go.  The Halo Magic Cube and Halo Pocket Power 2800 & 5500 portable chargers are just what this power hungry household needed! 

2800_dc_tiip_grandeThe beautiful thing about these chargers?  They all include adapters to fit all our devices, from iPhone to Android, Halo has us covered.  Simply attach the port you need and go!

THE PORTABLE CHARGERS

66509_grandeThe Magic Power Cube is amazing for keeping smaller electronics, like cell phones and iPods charged.  I love this charger because of its versatility.  Shaped like a cube, it features three ways to power; USB, wall outlet or car charging port.  Each part folds back into the cube when not in use.  The Magic Power Cube includes USB to micro-USB cable for Android & Blackberry devices, 30-pin tip for iPhone 3, 4, and 4S, and carrying pouch.

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Why we like it:  My oldest daughter and my mother tried these out for me.  My daughter is in love with the car charger part of the cube.  She is a busy working mom of an active toddler and on the go much of the time.  She can easily charge her phone in the car and store the cube in her diaper bag. I think my mom loved this the most.  She received a new Kindle for her birthday and it didn’t come with a charger. She had being using my dad’s phone charger and it wasn’t always convenient when he was at work.  She can use for her Kindle and it plugs right into the wall beside her.  

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The Halo Pocket Power 2800 is the sleek one of the bunch.  A little bit larger than a lighter,  it fits perfect in your pocket or bag and the fun styles make it the perfect accessory for a device.  It is perfect for cell phones, cameras, Bluetooth devices, gaming systems, and other gadgets you need to charge when you’re away from a power source.  It comes with the micro USB, mini USB, or 30-pin and is also compatible with phones and devices that have a charging cable equipped with a USB male connection cable, for example the iPhone 5. 

But just how much juice can you get out of the Halo Pocket Power 2800?  Depending on the device, you can charge over 1.5 times and up to 10 hours of additional talk time before it needs charging itself.  The unit can stay fully charged for up to 12 months when not in use so it is always ready.

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Why we like it:  The 2800 has been the hot choice in this family.  Because of it’s sleek, small design, it is perfect for the guys to just tuck in their pocket.  My son is over the moon with this charger because it is easy for him to transport at school and on the job.  Don’t be fooled by the 2800′s small stature, this guy packs a punch!

leopard_5500_power_bank_grandeThe Halo Pocket Power 5500 is the granddaddy of chargers.  This bad boy packs a punch and can charge anything you throw at it; cell phones, tablets, gaming systems, GPS, Bluetooth, if it needs charged the 5500 will do the job in two hours.  It may be a bit larger than the 2800 but that is because it demands respect.  You can’t contain that much awesome in a little package.  Includes USB Cable with 2 Interchangeable Tips.

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Why we like it:  As a blogger, this would be my charger of choice.  On press trips, it doesn’t take long for my phone and camera’s battery to drain because of the live coverage.  Often times, we are on the move to much to stop at an outlet and recharge.  The 5500 is going to be godsend because it holds enough juice to keep my devices going all day.

BLUETOOTH

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I will let you in on a little secret. I have never used a Bluetooth Headset.  I have a car full of kids on any given day and my phone is the last place I want to focus my concentration. My daughter however, is in her early 20′s and scares me to death combining the two.  I knew the Halo Bluetooth Retractable Headset would give me peace of mind when she is on the road.  This one gets my “Parent’s Choice” award as the perfect gift.  With many styles to choose from, it is stylish and sure to please your fashion minded family members.

The Halo Bluetooth Retractable Headset keeps hands free while driving.  The receiver can be clipped on clothing with the Bluetooth enabled earpiece retracting out.  It has clear sound quality, incoming call alert and an out of range phone alert.  It also has up to 7 hours talk time when fully charged.

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Why we like it:  To me, you can’t go wrong with a product that contributes to safety.  My 20 year old daughter uses this Bluetooth while driving so she can be hands free and keep her eyes on the road.  She was in the car with my husband when she was 17 and they were hit by someone distracted with their phone.  She has no problems with the headset and the cool leopard prints matches her phone, always a plus.

FLASHLIGHTS

zoom_flashlights_grandeThe Halo Zoom Flashlights comes in sets of three.  It is a small flashlight but has some cool features.  It has an adjustable bean that allows you to light up a large area or zoom in close to something with the narrow beam.  The controls allow you to adjust the brightness and it even has an emergency flash feature.  The on/off button glows in the dark making it easier to find the controls.  Available in three colors, these flashlights are as stylish as they are useful. 

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Why we like it:  My husband is an electrician and uses this flashlight daily on the job.  It’s perfect size for him to stick in his pocket and the adjusting beams come in handy in all aspects of the job.  It’s a durable metal so if he drops it, it won’t phase it at all.  We gave Kinsley one of the flashlights because she is always hauling daddy’s big ones around, looking for treasure under the catch or simply making pocket shadows on the wall.  She thinks it is the bees knees and loves the flashing feature.  She also puts it on the narrow beam and makes the cats chase it. 

SCANNER MOUSE

black-scanner-mouse_grandeThe Halo Scanner Mouse is a pretty cool invention!  It functions like a regular computer mouse, but it also works as a convenient scanner that you can use to scan photos, documents and more, at a touch of a button!  This easy-to-use, just put the document, drawing, book, magazine, photo–and larger items that won’t fit on a standard flatbed scanner–into the special Scanner Mouse Pad and then scan your item with the all-in-one mouse scanner.  Once you’ve scanned your item with the mouse, it automatically sends the images onto your computer screen for easy editing, saving, printing, or sharing via social media or email. The Optical Character Recognition lets you transfer captured text into an editable document and it recognizes multiple fonts and languages.

Why we like it: The possibilities with the scanner mouse are endless.  From homework projects to scanning craft ideas in magazines, I can think of so many handy uses for the mouse. 

That is why we want to give it to one lucky reader!  Yes, we have had so much fun with the products from Halo, we want to share!  I am going to send one lucky person the Halo Scanner Mouse and Mouse Pad, a $123 value! 

All in all, my family is very impressed with the Halo products.  The quality is amazing, both durable and stylish and made to last. You just can’t go wrong with any of the Halo2Cloud products and they would make any techie on your list happy as a clam this holiday season. 

Connect

Halo2Cloud Online, Facebook and Twitter

Buy It

You can find all the products above and more on the Halo2Cloud website.

Win It

One lucky reader is going to win the Halo Scanner Mouse and Mousepad, a $123 Value!

I received the above mentioned products free of charge to facilitate my review, however all opinions are my own.  Kate n’ Kaboodle is responsible for prize fulfillment.

About Melanie

Melanie has been awesome since she was born, so she's quite the expert on the subject. Never mind that everyone else has been doing the same thing. All that matters is that she is an expert. Melanie knows awesome.

73 Thoughts on “Holiday Gift Guide: Stay Charged with Halo2Cloud! Review & Giveaway

  1. Sandy Cain on December 10, 2013 at 7:49 pm said:

    My favorite techie would go nuts over the Halo Pocket Power 2200!

  2. Lori Thomas on December 10, 2013 at 8:01 pm said:

    My techies would like the HALO SET OF (2) 3,000 MAH PORTABLE CHARGERS WITH ACCESSORIES

    • Darell C. on January 14, 2014 at 7:09 pm said:

      I have the starlight 3000. I used it about 5 or 6 times in a 16 day span from brand new out of the box, and now it doesn’t work, just flashes a few times on the red empty led light, and shuts off. Now I have a great fancy flashlight that works as nothing more than a flashlight. I have tried numerous times to submit a query to their website and received an error message every time. Maybe it’s just my unit, but it is very frustrating considering how great it worked for its very short life span.

  3. melikegarfield on December 10, 2013 at 9:52 pm said:

    My boyfriend would love the HALO SET OF (2) 3,000 MAH PORTABLE CHARGERS WITH ACCESSORIES for the power and color.

  4. DESIREE H on December 10, 2013 at 9:57 pm said:

    I like the Waterproof Rock and Ball Speakers!

  5. molli vandehey on December 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm said:

    i love the halo pocket power!

  6. Claire Rheinheimer on December 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm said:

    The Halo Angel 4000 would be great for my husband so he could charge his Kindle downstairs.

  7. Paula Lee on December 11, 2013 at 2:37 am said:

    My daughter would love the Halo pocket power!

  8. Terri Herman on December 11, 2013 at 3:39 am said:

    I have a halo pocket power & my niece would love to have one as well. They have loads of great gift ideas that you can’t find anywhere else.

  9. Jennifer Rote on December 11, 2013 at 7:37 am said:

    My son would love the Halo Pocket Theater.

  10. Stefanie Gladden on December 11, 2013 at 3:23 pm said:

    I love the magic power cube

  11. Margaret Smith on December 11, 2013 at 4:30 pm said:

    I also like the HALO STARLIGHT 2800

  12. nicole krutz on December 11, 2013 at 8:22 pm said:

    the MAGIC POWER CUBE

  13. Lisa B. on December 11, 2013 at 8:51 pm said:

    The Halo Video Messenger would also be great to have!

  14. jeri boss on December 11, 2013 at 8:58 pm said:

    I also like the HALO STARLIGHT 2800

  15. Erica Williams on December 12, 2013 at 9:55 am said:

    my hubby would love some waterproof speakers :)

  16. linda w. on December 12, 2013 at 12:50 pm said:

    We would love the power cube.

  17. Kimberly Schotz on December 12, 2013 at 12:56 pm said:

    My husband would love the Power Cube

  18. Katie Smith on December 14, 2013 at 6:44 am said:

    my parents would love the HALO DIGITAL WINE PRESERVER :) Thanks!!

  19. My husband would like the HALO Pocket Power 2200.

  20. The halo pocket power would be awesome for travel!

  21. Ann Fantom on December 15, 2013 at 9:22 am said:

    My husband would like the Halo Bluetooth Car Kit

  22. I know would like the HALO POCKET POWER 5500.

  23. Terry Dickson on December 16, 2013 at 2:11 pm said:

    The HALO Power Cube looks like it would come in handy for extending the power of hand-held devices.

  24. Christy Anderson on December 17, 2013 at 6:31 pm said:

    I think they would like the Magic Power Cube.

  25. Wendy R. on December 17, 2013 at 10:46 pm said:

    Pretty sure everyone in my family would love to have a HALO 3,000 mAh portable charger.

  26. Lisa P. on December 18, 2013 at 4:18 am said:

    I do a lot of ancestry research so I would love the Halo Scanner Mouse!

  27. Danielle Coffell on December 18, 2013 at 8:09 am said:

    My mom would LOVE this!

  28. Danielle Porter on December 18, 2013 at 4:43 pm said:

    I would love the HALO POCKET POWER 2800!

  29. The HALO StarLight 2800 Power Charger.

  30. Paol Trenny on December 18, 2013 at 7:56 pm said:

    I like the ROCK N BALLâ„¢ WIRELESS WATERPROOF SPEAKER SYSTEM

  31. Gina H. on December 18, 2013 at 9:35 pm said:

    Magic Power Cube

  32. Tom Bellamy on December 19, 2013 at 7:27 am said:

    HALO Set of (2) 3,000 mAh Portable Chargers with Accessories

  33. My son would love the Halo Pocket Power 5500 his phone is always going dead

  34. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger on December 19, 2013 at 7:52 pm said:

    Given his myriad of techie gadgets & gizmos, I know my Honey/Hubby NEEDS and would love to have BOTH the Power Cube and the HALO Pocket Power 2200 (got to cover all bases! : – )

  35. Debbie Frick on December 19, 2013 at 8:51 pm said:

    Halo pocket power 2200

  36. Kristi Bonus on December 20, 2013 at 1:05 am said:

    HALO POCKET POWER!
    I am forgetful, and not one to charge my phone when I probably should. This would be a game changer for sure!

  37. kortney nelson on December 20, 2013 at 9:49 am said:

    HALO POCKET POWER 2200

  38. Monique Rizzo on December 20, 2013 at 10:05 am said:

    My dad would love the power cube.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  39. the HALO POCKET POWER 2200 would be great!

  40. courtney b on December 20, 2013 at 12:43 pm said:

    i like the pocket power!

  41. samantha penrod on December 21, 2013 at 11:45 am said:

    they would really like the HALO StarLight 2800

  42. matt lehman on December 21, 2013 at 12:32 pm said:

    Halo Pocket Power 5500 would be sweet for my wife

  43. Angela Killingsworth on December 21, 2013 at 4:30 pm said:

    HALO DIGITAL WINE PRESERVER

  44. Karen O on December 21, 2013 at 6:01 pm said:

    We would really like the Halo Scanner Mouse. We have been needing a scanner, and I like that this won’t take up any extra space.

  45. lissa crane on December 21, 2013 at 6:10 pm said:

    I would love the Pocket Power 2800 to always be abel to charge my devices! And it’s cute!

  46. Jennifer Reed on December 21, 2013 at 8:09 pm said:

    The technie in my family (all of us!) would love any of the portable power products like the HALO Pocket Power 2800 .

  47. Dawn Monroe on December 21, 2013 at 8:15 pm said:

    I know he wouldclike thevpocket power 2800.

  48. Brittney House on December 22, 2013 at 10:42 am said:

    My son would love some waterproof speakers.

  49. Linda Meyers-Gabbard on December 22, 2013 at 1:25 pm said:

    Even though it is out of stock. My hubby the techie would love this. The HALO MAGIC SCANNER 

  50. I would love the Halo 5000 portable charger. This is so cool.

  51. Belinda on December 22, 2013 at 5:16 pm said:

    The mouse scanner would be great for my hubby and the digital wine preserver would be great for my sister in law!

  52. Anna E. on December 22, 2013 at 5:44 pm said:

    The Magic Power Cube!

  53. I’m the techie on my list lol. I love the halo pocketpower 2200!!

  54. Alison lord on December 22, 2013 at 7:22 pm said:

    I would love the halo origami

  55. I like the Halo pocket power!

  56. I would like the HALO set of (2) 3,000 mAh portable chargers with accessories. That’s a lot of power.

  57. Teresa Thompson on December 23, 2013 at 10:51 am said:

    HALO Set of (2) 3,000 mAh Portable Chargers with Accessories

  58. Erica C. on December 23, 2013 at 5:17 pm said:

    The pocket power would be the best for my cousin.

  59. Richard Hicks on December 23, 2013 at 7:00 pm said:

    HALO POCKET THEATER would make me happy

  60. matlock.karen@gmail.com on December 23, 2013 at 7:04 pm said:

    Digital wine preserver! Yes please! I can never get all the way through that second bottle! Hahaha

  61. Halo Magic Scanner is sold out but it’s a good one that would be pretty useful.

  62. Kathie Craig on December 23, 2013 at 11:08 pm said:

    I would like to have the Halo Puck Lights. They might make for some perfect night lights for my boys.

  63. LaCindaB on December 24, 2013 at 4:13 am said:

    Halo Pocket Power 2200 would be so nice!!

  64. tina reynolds on December 24, 2013 at 6:09 am said:

    I love the HALO STARLIGHT 2800 in bronze or gunmetal

  65. I like the pocket power 2800.

  66. susan smoaks on December 24, 2013 at 12:48 pm said:

    i would like to get the Waterproof Rock and Ball Speakers

  67. I love the pocket power. boy would that come in handy.

  68. Beverly Metcalf on December 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm said:

    I would love the halo scanner mouse. Thanks.

  69. Candie L on December 24, 2013 at 6:18 pm said:

    I like the power cube. Thank you

  70. Breanne on December 24, 2013 at 7:43 pm said:

    Pocket Power Charger

  71. laurie nykaza on December 24, 2013 at 7:48 pm said:

    The Waterproof Rock and Ball Speakers would be great to use

  72. My techies would like the HALO SET OF (2) 3,000 MAH PORTABLE CHARGERS

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