SOURCE: mPhase Technologies, Inc.

mPhase Technologies, Inc.

February 24, 2010 08:37 ET

mPower Emergency Illuminator Featured in March 2010 Issue of Popular Mechanics Magazine

LED Flashlight Showcased in Magazine's "Gear+Tools+Toys" Section

LITTLE FALLS, NJ--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) -  mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL), the global leader in the development of Power On Command™ reserve battery technology, today announced that its mPower Emergency Illuminator is showcased in the March 2010 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine, on newsstands now.

The magazine's "Gear+Tools+Toys" section includes a color image of the Illuminator. Beneath the headline "Light Reserve," the following description appears: "Leave most batteries in a drawer too long, and they'll lose their charge. Not the backup battery in the mPower Emergency Illuminator LED Flashlight ($289). The manufacturer claims it can sit untouched for 20 years and still start up. The secret: Its lithium-based chemical cocktail doesn't actually mix until you call it into action for the first time. The device also comes with a USB plug for siphoning off power to gadgets during blackouts or emergencies. So it gets high marks for utility."

"The appearance of the Emergency Illuminator in the pages of Popular Mechanics is a significant event," said Ron Durando, CEO of mPhase Technologies. "Along with the magazine's 1.2 million monthly readers, we at mPhase are fascinated by the power of new technology to improve our daily lives, and we believe the Illuminator is an ideal tool for everyone in today's high-tech world."

Designed by Porsche Design Studio of Zell am See, Austria, and manufactured by MKE of Heidenreichstein, Austria, the mPower Emergency Illuminator is a precision instrument with a powerful 180 Lumens LED and two separate battery tubes. One tube is for everyday use and holds two CR123 batteries, while the other tube holds mPhase's Power On Command™ reserve battery. If the regular CR123 batteries run down, the Reserve Battery takes over -- even after laying idle for 20 years. The Emergency Illuminator also features a USB port that can be used for charging portable devices such as a cell phone.

About Popular Mechanics
A subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation since 1958, Popular Mechanics is a monthly American magazine devoted to science and technology with a circulation of 1.2 million. First published in 1902, it is released in the US as well as in nine international editions, including one for Latin America and one for South Africa. It features regular sections on automotive, home, outdoors, science, and technology topics.

About mPhase Technologies, Inc.
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL), is focused on developing and commercializing a new battery technology featuring Power On Command™ which provides a unique way to store energy and manage power that will revolutionize the battery industry. mPhase, through its 100% owned consumer products division mPower Technologies, is marketing its first Power On Command product, The mPower Emergency Illuminator. For more information, please visit and

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