Vodafone launches ChargeBox: charge up your portable gadgets on the go


Vodafone has announced that it’s to roll out a ChargeBox service across a number of its stores, allowing anyone to hire a secure locker and charge up their portable device while out and about.

Following successful trials in 12 locations across the country, the service will now roll out in 30 of Vodafone’s stores. There’s no special treatment for Vodafone’s own customers, with everyone paying a pound for 30 minutes, up to two pounds for 90 minutes of charge time.

Each box contains a variety of adapters to ensure that the majority of phones and devices can be charged up…