One of the ongoing battles faced by smartphone and tablet vendors, particularly when attempting to bump the specs up a generation, is maintaining a relatively strong battery life. Squeezing better hardware into the same (or an even smaller) package places an incredible amount of strain on the juice-o-meter, and while the major companies have managed relatively well thus far, there are always those occasions where we wish the battery retention was just a little bit greater. There are plenty of remedial peripherals currently on the market, particularly for Apple’s flagship iPhone 5, and in our quest to bring you as many of the latest and greatest gadgets and accessories, we’ll today be checking out the NuCharge battery pack and case designed by London-based iKit.

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