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SpareOne wins the 2013 Taiwan Excellence Silver Award.

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SpareOne Makes Popular Mechanics, Top Gadgets of CES 2012: Our Editor’s Choice Awards.

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Men's Journal selected the SpareOne Emergency Phone as MJ Approved.

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We are very happy to announce that the SpareOne emergency phone has won the 2013 IDSAHenry Ford Award.

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SpareOne has been selected as a finalist for best OUTDOOR SAFETY in the 2012 SheKnows Parenting Awards.

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"SpareOne has been selected as a CES 2013 - Best of Innovations honoree."

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"SpareOne has been selected as a CES 2014 - Best of Innovations honoree."

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SpareOne named - “Great Gadgets for Holiday Giving” CNN.com

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SpareOne is proud to announce its nomination for the 2013 Edison Awards, in the Lifestyle and Social Impact category.

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SpareOne has made BBC Travel's 2012 Gift Guide: Adventure traveller.

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SpareOne Wins the Computer Act!ve.com's Best of Computex 2012: Best Phone.

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SpareOne Wins the PCMAG.com's Editors Choice award.

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SpareOne wins the Best Choice Award for Design at Computex Taipei, 2012.

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SpareOne Makes Entrepreneur Magazine's, list of Brilliant 100 Companies.

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SpareOne was selected as an Men's Journal Gear Lab Gear of the Year award winner!

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Press Coverage

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"A single AA battery provides the SpareOne Plus cellphone with enough juice for 10 hours of talking time. This recently upgraded model is equipped with a LED..."

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"This is meant to be an emergency and secondary phone for outdoor use or travel use... We know there are a lot of times and people who cannot charge their phone."

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Dan Simmons looks at a phone which runs on a single AA battery and can last - if it is left off until needed - 15 years without running out.

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"The SpareOne cell phone... could spell the end to a million horror-movie cliches. The slasher is coming and my cell phone's out of juice. No worries, I have my SpareOne handy."

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"SpareOne could be a lifesaver. Able to hold its charge for up to 15 years, this backup phone will work anywhere with a GSM signal and can store nine contacts..."

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"Smartest thing I've seen at #mwc2012 - phone that runs off AA battery..." - Rory Cellan-Jones (BBC's Technology Correspondent)

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"A worthy example of the retrograde trend in electronics design, the SpareOne... has ony killer app- it runs off a single AA Batter."

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"Less is less Mit dem neuen, schicken Spare One kann man telefonieren – und sonst gar nichts"

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"It’s a low-cost, vanilla emergency mobile phone that’s designed to be there just when you need it."

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"When it comes to going mobile, the SpareOne Emergency Phone stands alone."

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"Mobile minimalism trumps fancy smartphones... a refreshingly unique approach to a simple mobile phone that will appeal to smartphone..."

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computeractive.co.uk

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"This mobile phone can hold a charge for 15 years or offer a talk time of 10 hours using a single high capacity AA size battery... keep it anywhere..."

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"It's designed to be used for sponsorship, hotel use and (most importantly) emergencies, to throw into your trunk and forget about until you need to contact roadside assistance."

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"Just put it in the glove compartment and forget about it forever. No, really. Powered by a single AA battery, it'll last on standby for a reported 15 years..."

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"Low-end innovations don't often grab attention at CES, but this new phone is remarkable"

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fastcompany.com

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"An Emergency Phone With a 15-Year Battery Life Is Definitely Going In My Car’s Trunk"

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gizmodo.com

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"The unusual design sees the battery forming a lump in the plastic where the display would usually be. This helps keep the SpareOne thinner, which cuts down on material costs."

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geek.com

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"Powered by only a single AA battery, the SpareOne mobile phone is the perfect communication device to have in an emergency situation."

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"This is the phone for your bug-out bag. It runs on Earth’s most common battery (a single AA) and holds a charge for — wait for it — 15 years."

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"... specifically designed for emergencies, worldwide travel and situations when accessing power is not an option. ."

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"It also has a twenty-four-hour continuous-use Torchlight and a dedicated 911 dial button. Ideal for travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, and families."

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"While it’s not a smart or even feature phone, 10 hours of talk time is an attractive option, especially in an emergency situation. "

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"... unexpected emergency, you’ve likely found yourself without access to a phone. . The makers of SpareOne phone seek to prevent similar situations in the future — or, at least, for the next 15 years."

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"Its makers say that SpareOne is ideal to leave in the car for emergencies, or to pack in travel luggage – especially if you or your loved ones plan to go off the beaten track (or off-piste)."

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"Right out of the box, it can make emergency calls... Sure, it doesn't have Angry Birds, but it might save your life."

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"Although the phone is a lightweight plastic, it doesn’t feel cheap. It’s a really pleasing little design, with a curvy two-tone case and a window front and back that lets you see the battery. "

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"The ability to place an emergency call without the need to be connected to a carrier... makes the SpareOne a fantastic tool for any complete emergency preparedness kit."

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"SpareOne's emergency phone stays charged for 15 years on one AA battery."

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" It's not for daily use, of course; ... which can always dial 911 but needs a SIM card to make regular calls, might find a home in your first aid kit, glove box, or storm shelter."

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"LIFE SAVER... To the rescue: the SpareOne mobile phone. Running on a single AA battery..."

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"It is Real Simple, at least we think so. So do the minds behind the February 2013 issue of Real Simple magazine."

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" ... powered by a single AA battery. It boasts on-button emergency dialing, geolocation and a floatable, waterproof bag you can talk through. "

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"...survives conditions other phones can’t (-22F to 140F) and automatically text-replies your friends telling them to phone you instead. "

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" SpareOne emergency phone powered by an AA batter, this back-up mobile has a shelf life of 15 years. "

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"If you’re one of those people, like us, who has a habit of accidentally destroying your iPhone every time you leave the house, the SpareOne Emergency Phone might be just what you need."

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"... designed as an emergency phone to be used – to pick an example entirely at random – when your smartphone’s juice and your luck run out simultaneously."

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"Sometimes the simplest ideas are the smartest. Take SpareOne, a backup mobile phone for emergencies, travel or when your main handset is out of juice."

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"SpareOne is an emergency phone that runs on a single AA battery—perfect as part of your survival kit."

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"In that case, we’re looking at what may be the ultimate emergency cell phone."

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"The SpareOne runs of a AA battery. This is a huge advantage if there is no way to charge the phone or the phone dies. This advantage is huge and worth it in my opinion."

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"Never get stuck without a working phone again. The SpareOne Emergency Phone is a dead-simple GSM cell that draws its power from a single AA battery..."

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"SpareOne a simple phone that can run off of an AA battery—perfect for stashing as an emergency phone along with a prepaid SIM card."

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venturebeat.com

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"SpareOne makes a compelling case as something to toss in your car's glovebox or keep in the house in case of an emergency."

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theverge.com

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"It’s a fantastic idea, and perfect as an emergency phone even for those who don’t regularly carry any phone at all"

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"When you really need your smartphone, the battery might be dead, the SpareOne could be your answer."

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"The idea is that the SparePhone can sit in your glovebox, handbag or bed-side cabinet and be used whenever your regular mobile phone is dead and you have no way of charging it."

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"SpareOne, all you need to do is purchase a local SIM card and all your problems will be solved. Spare One allows for up to 10 hours of phone calls on a single AA battery..."

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"Toss the bulky charger. This Phone uses AA batteries SpareOne."

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