In our modern world, many of us are weighed down with an assortment of gadgets and gizmos, all of which need a recurring supply of electrons. If you're like us, you probably have a box full of assorted power adapters for your vehicle that you've collected for your phones, MP3 players and navigation units. Thankfully, in the last couple of years many devise manufacturers have started migrating to standardized mini or micro-USB charging connectors, allowing you to plug in nearly all your devices into your computer to charge.

But we still need to charge devices when we're on the road and if you don't have a newer car with a built in USB port you're back to adapters. Fortunately, the good people at Instructables have come to the rescue with a step by step guide to adding a USB power port to your car. You'll need a $1.16 USB charger from which to scavenge the port, and we highly recommend for all your ultra-cheap cable and charger needs. Even if your car already has a port for an iPod interface, you may want to add one or two extras just for charging other devices. So that's your weekend project. Get started!


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