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Christmas Gift Ideas for Phone Addicts From Trendz and giveaway

These days’ phones do so much more than just make calls. I know I would be really lost if I misplaced my phone. As well as using as an address book and diary it stores all my phone numbers and contact information. It is handy to grab my phone when I want to take a quick photo of something when I am out and about and it is also useful for browsing the internet and catching up with my emails when I am on a bus. The kindle app allows me to read a book when I want and if I want to relax with a game there it is on my phone. I usually play plants vs zombies but those pesky zombies tend to end up eating my brains.

With a phone being such an essential part of our lives there is nothing worse than being out and about and finding it has run out of charge. This happened to me the other day, I usually charge my phone up at night so it is ready for the day. Just as I was leaving the house I noticed it hadn’t charged. I need my phone to keep in touch with my son so I know he is on his school bus so this was a bit of a disaster. Luckily Trendz had recently sent me a couple of their products to try which saved the day. A USB Bullet Charger which allowed me to charge my phone in the car using the 12v socket and a Micro USB Data and Charge Cable which I could plug into it and charge my phone. Both of these would make a perfect Christmas gift ideas for phone addicts who need to have their phone on all the time.

Trendz Phone Charger and USB cable

2.1A Single USB charger

USB phone chargerThis worked really well, just plug it into the car and plug in the USB cable and you are ready to charge your phone. What I loved about it was the funky polka dot design; most of these chargers are white which is a bit boring. The polka dots are really cheerful and make it more interesting to look at. If you do not like polka dots there are two other designs to choose from, Ditsy and Vintage Bird. RRP £6.99

Micro USB Data and Charge Cable

Trendz charge cableIt is always a good idea to have a spare phone cable in your pocket or handbag just in case you need to use it. This charge cable fits perfectly into my bag and is a lovely funky pink colour making it easy to find. If you prefer a different colour it also comes in blue and white. It works perfectly with my android phone, charging it in no time. I currently use a Samsung K Zoom which I love for its camera, find out how I put it though it’s paces on a trip to Flamingo Land. RRP: £9.99

Trendz products are available in most high street and on line retailers. You can also find out more information on their website.

Trendz USB Charger and Micro USB Data and Charge Cable Giveaway

If you would like a USB Charger and Mircro USB Data and Charge Cable for yourself, Trendz have kindly given me two sets to giveaway to my readers. If you want a chance to win one of these sets then comment below and let me know about a time when you really needed your phone but ran out of charge. When you have done that come back and fill in the rafflecopter widget so that your entry is registered. This is mandatory. If you can be bothered there are other entries available for following on twitter, tweeting and visiting facebook but these are optional. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


The Rules

  • There are two prizes of a Trendz USB Charger and Micro USB Data and Charge Cable – the prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.
  • Open to UK residents aged 18 and over, excluding employees and relatives of Dragons and Fairy Dust and Trendz
  • Closing date for entries is on 11:59pm GMT on 3rd Dec 2015
  • Only one entry per person
  • Entrants must log into rafflecopter and leave a comment on the blog answering the question.
  • Optional entry methods are to follow on twitter, visit facebook and tweet on twitter
  • The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries.
  • Automated entries will be disqualified.
  • The winner will be informed within 14 days of the closing date and will need to respond with a postal address within 14 days or a new winner will be chosen.
  • The winner’s name will be available on request.
  • Trendz is responsible for prize fulfilment. The prize will be sent within 28 days of receiving the winner’s address.
  • This is a joint promotion between Dragons and Fairy Dust and Trendz
  • Entry to this confirms that participants have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions






  1. November 12, 2015 / 2:04 pm

    I’m forever forgetting to recharge my iphone, but I don’t use it that much. The photos are inferior quality in comparison to my camera. Though I do have it with me all the time when out and about.

  2. Tracy Nixon
    November 12, 2015 / 2:52 pm

    When I arrived a our local photo shop to print out some photos from my phone! I got to the shop and my phone was off as the batteries had run out – so I couldn’t switch it on to print out my photos – wasn’t happy!

  3. iain maciver
    November 12, 2015 / 3:05 pm

    late night missed my bus home ,and could not even phone for a cab or a lift home

  4. kim neville
    November 12, 2015 / 6:34 pm

    On a day out in London my phone died on me and couldn’t get hold of my friend I was meeting

  5. Jayne T
    November 12, 2015 / 6:45 pm

    I forgot my charger when I went on holiday, so I had a whole week with a dead phone battery, not being able to use my phone at all.

  6. ashleigh allan
    November 12, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    we were on out way to our holiday and using the sat nav on the phone!

  7. Samantha loughlin
    November 12, 2015 / 7:37 pm

    When I was on way to my bf in Stevenage and was late had no way of telling him xx

  8. Samantha loughlin
    November 12, 2015 / 7:39 pm

    On way to my boyfriend in Stevenage I was late had no way of telling him xx

  9. Leanne Lunn
    November 12, 2015 / 10:30 pm

    Trying to find the train station in London, was a nightmare without google maps.

  10. Jennifer Haden
    November 13, 2015 / 10:11 am

    So many times I’ve been out when I’ve not had my phone charged and it usually is when there is an emergency. Not good!

  11. Angela treadway
    November 13, 2015 / 2:08 pm

    At legoland and only had my phone to take pics of my kids and didn’t take many pics because it soon died x

  12. Ruth Harwood
    November 14, 2015 / 9:16 am

    When I was in the middle of the lakes in an area unknown to me and my sat nav decided to freeze (I sent it back in the end and got a refund as it was faulty!) and my phone gave out too and I had to use my nose to find our hotel!

  13. Amy B
    November 14, 2015 / 10:47 am

    When I was in Thailand I was trying to find my hostel on google maps and my phone died!

  14. claire woods
    November 14, 2015 / 7:01 pm

    On holiday and wanted to find the house we were to stay in. Had to borrow Hubby’s phone

  15. Karl Borowy
    November 14, 2015 / 8:42 pm

    only 25 per cent when left home

  16. Sarah Louise
    November 15, 2015 / 1:04 pm

    When I finished a night shift 2 hours early and tried to ring my partner to pick me up and the phone died just as he answered! Everyone else had gone home so I was stranded until the morning buses started!

  17. Kelly Ellen Hirst
    November 15, 2015 / 4:59 pm

    On the train when it was stuck for an hour not moving & I didn’t been have a paper to read

  18. Zach Ohmite Hudson
    November 15, 2015 / 5:04 pm

    Sitting waiting for a train – the train got delayed by over an hour and needed the trainline app to sort out what options I had.

  19. Diane Jackson
    November 16, 2015 / 2:07 pm

    I collecting my son from the train station and he wasnt on the expected train, and my phone was flat

  20. cathyj
    November 17, 2015 / 4:49 pm

    often at athletics comps my phone gets used by the kids to contact parents, end of day when I need it no charge

  21. Rebecca Williams
    November 17, 2015 / 4:54 pm

    I forgot mine when I went on holiday 🙁

  22. Barbara daniels
    November 17, 2015 / 5:12 pm

    Yesterday when I also ran out of petrol, it wasn’t a good day

  23. Steve Williams
    November 17, 2015 / 5:56 pm

    Phone went dead reporting an accident to the insurers.

  24. November 17, 2015 / 6:02 pm

    When out for a work meeting in London and having no idea where I was going…oops! Luckily there was an Apple store nearby so I could give it a quick blast of charge…would have been so stuck otherwise!

  25. Fiona K
    November 17, 2015 / 6:59 pm

    It ran out while on a day trip to London so I couldn’t take any more photos 🙁

  26. Julie Chilton
    November 17, 2015 / 7:07 pm

    Drove to Scotland the other day. Phone died half way there. I got very lost!!

  27. sarah fielding
    November 17, 2015 / 9:11 pm

    I got lost in london and couldn’t charge my phone! Nightmare!

  28. Karis
    November 17, 2015 / 10:15 pm

    I wanted to take some pictures at a festival, but I couldn’t.

  29. Gilla01
    November 17, 2015 / 10:56 pm

    Whenever I try to use the satnav app on the phone I run out of charge.

  30. Caroline H
    November 17, 2015 / 11:31 pm

    My phone has terrible battery life. The last disaster was being out and about when work rang with a bit of a crisis and the phone died halfway through us trying to sort it out.

  31. Jackie ONeill
    November 18, 2015 / 8:37 am

    supposed to meet my fourteen year old niece at southbank but due to public transport issues I was going to be an hour late. Phone died and I could not contact her and I could not remember her mobile or anyone relevant’s phone number to reach her. Fortunately she had the sense to just wait at the agreed spot to quote her ‘I knew you would turn up eventually’ but could have been different outcome!

  32. jennifer thorpe
    November 18, 2015 / 9:26 am

    when my car wouldn’t start and I had to walk home to tell my husband

  33. Rich Tyler
    November 18, 2015 / 6:45 pm

    At a festival!!!

  34. Victoria N
    November 18, 2015 / 8:38 pm

    Pretty much every day – my phone battery is rubbish and my daughter insists on using it to play games when we are out and about or in the car!

  35. Kristy Brown
    November 18, 2015 / 11:32 pm

    On the phone back from Cardiff – was desperately trying to get in touch with the hubster to let him know my train was delayed…..and my phone died in the process – needless to say it was a wet miserable walk home

  36. leanne weir
    November 19, 2015 / 10:49 am

    when i broke down on the m6 toll road!

  37. Farhana
    November 19, 2015 / 8:52 pm

    I went out to meet friends, used my phone sat nav to get there but battery died by the time we finished and I didnt have enough battery for the journey home!

  38. Tammy Tudor
    November 20, 2015 / 5:57 pm

    When I was getting a lift and had to ring for them to pick me up 🙁

  39. Lucy Robinson
    November 21, 2015 / 10:19 pm

    I needed my phone in London when I got lost. Google maps stole my battery charge. x

  40. Alison Johnson
    November 23, 2015 / 3:16 pm

    Hubby & I had gone our separate ways in town to try & save time & my phone ran out of power so it cost us more time trying to find each other again than if we had done everything together in the first place!

  41. Barrie Bangert
    November 26, 2015 / 8:58 am

    A classic prize will all ways be in use

  42. Phil Boyle
    November 27, 2015 / 5:58 pm

    I got a flat tyre on the M25 motorway, In rush hour too

  43. Megan Kinsey
    November 28, 2015 / 11:37 am

    I was trying to meet up with my friend and we had to change the location and my battery was dying so it was stressful!

  44. cheryl pearson
    November 29, 2015 / 11:58 am

    I actually cannot think of a time, I am constantly charging my phone and always have it on power save and all aps are off to prevent the battery running out.

  45. Tasha hamilton
    November 30, 2015 / 12:37 am

    I’m always forgetting to charge my phone and the battery ends up running out while I’m out

  46. Kim Styles
    November 30, 2015 / 1:16 pm

    broke down in a country lane – no chance of getting hold of anyone -walked to a nearby cottage and phoned from there

  47. Laura Nice
    November 30, 2015 / 5:50 pm

    Going for a job interview and i need the map to find the place. nightmare!

  48. December 1, 2015 / 12:37 am

    I have been lucky and I’ve always got away with it by 1 bar

  49. S Mayat
    December 1, 2015 / 12:21 pm

    When I lost my purse

  50. Matt McAndrew
    December 1, 2015 / 5:07 pm

    When I was being chased through the woods by a big brute with a chainsaw. He happened to catch up with me and sawed both my arms and legs off and he now keeps me in a box under his bed.

    Oh wait, that was a bad dream I had once.

  51. Patricia Avery
    December 1, 2015 / 10:33 pm

    Got a puncture, knew how to change tyre but at 68 I don’t have the strength. Phone dead as a dodo. On a country lane, getting dark but luckily near a friend’s house on this occasion and she changed the tyre for me.

  52. Jennifer Carroll
    December 1, 2015 / 11:24 pm

    on the way home from a london hospital and needed a taxi

  53. medusa
    December 2, 2015 / 6:34 am

    at a big acdc concert. started queueing at 2pm my friend luckily had a portable charger but after that i was with a dead battery when it died somewhere halfway the show i think.

  54. Robyn Logan Clarke
    December 2, 2015 / 10:35 am

    My boss and I used to keep bees together, we were going to fetch a swarm and my battery went flat. He didn’t have the address but had all our equipment, I had the address but no equipment. Was a nightmare.

  55. Angie Hoggett
    December 2, 2015 / 4:44 pm

    getting off a flight and couldn’t ring my lift!

  56. tracey grevatt
    December 2, 2015 / 8:41 pm

    when I was out shopping and coudln`t tell my sister about all the bargains

  57. Sarah Parker
    December 2, 2015 / 9:24 pm

    I ran out when I was out and needed to call for a lift home 🙁

  58. Barbara Handley
    December 2, 2015 / 9:29 pm

    I was expecting a phone call to go out and I never heard anything so thought the party was off but my phone had died on me. I was so disappointed.

  59. Petra Hora
    December 2, 2015 / 11:20 pm

    On the birth of my son Toby

  60. December 3, 2015 / 2:02 am

    On holiday! Was going to take pictures whilst on the tour bus, but my phone battery ran out and I couldn’t take any pictures of the sightings that day.

  61. jamie millard
    December 3, 2015 / 2:04 am

    Mobile boarding passes are great. But after a full day of meetings – my phone rarely holds out during my long wait at Heathrow. Touch and go some times.

  62. Andrea T
    December 3, 2015 / 2:48 am

    amazzing giveaway it is so pretty

  63. Emma
    December 3, 2015 / 7:27 am

    It’s happening more frequently these days. I think my phone is on its last legs!

  64. Lyndsey Beckford
    December 3, 2015 / 9:11 am

    One night when I came out of my aqua running class and my car wouldn’t start. Luckily I was able to use the pool’s phone to ring the breakdown company!

  65. Vickie Jackson
    December 3, 2015 / 12:32 pm

    When I was out with the kids. It turned into a really miserable day, pouring with rain, we got lost and the kids were hungry. It ended up being a very stressful afternoon. Made worse because I couldn’t even text/ring hubbie to direct me!!

  66. Lizzy Cooper
    December 3, 2015 / 1:24 pm

    Amazing giveaway, I haven’t been in a situation like that but my sister has so i’d like to give it to her 🙂

  67. Emily Hutchinson
    December 3, 2015 / 5:24 pm

    At my friend’s wedding so I couldn’t take any photos

  68. Laura Costello
    December 3, 2015 / 7:56 pm

    I broke down in the middle of no where once, an hour and a half I waited for a passer by :/

  69. Tamsin Dean
    December 3, 2015 / 8:20 pm

    mainly when out and about and have no charger with me

  70. sallyann Johnston
    December 3, 2015 / 8:49 pm

    Got stuck in a traffic jam on the way home from a shopping trip and had to get to school to pick up my sons and my phone was dead! Typical x

  71. Natalie Crossan
    December 3, 2015 / 8:58 pm

    In London wanted to take so many photos of the lovely sights, and couldn’t because my phone ran out!

  72. Kerry W
    December 3, 2015 / 10:31 pm

    Every day my battery runs out on me, especially when I need it most. I might need a new phone!!

  73. Monika S
    December 3, 2015 / 11:09 pm

    roughly once a week I find myself out and about and my battery dies because i cant stop myself checking emails every few minutes

  74. Henry B
    December 3, 2015 / 11:25 pm

    Was using it for a copy of a worksheet in a lecture and it ran out! Would be really useful.

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