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Luci is a solar-powered LED lantern

on Monday, June 23rd, 2014

The folks at MPOWERD were inspired to create their LED lantern after the earthquake in 2010 left Haiti devastated and in the dark.  They developed Luci, a tiny but powerful solar-powered lantern that can provide light and safety to people worldwide.  You can keep one in your emergency preparedness kit or in your camping gear.Read More…


Brunton Portable Solar Power Solutions

on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

If you’re planning a lot of outdoors activities this summer, or even if you’re going to be away from power outlets, you’ll need a way to get your phone, GPS, or other gadget charged.  Brunton has some solar panels and power storage units to meet your power needs.  The Solaris 2 USB and Solaris 4Read More…

Charge All Your Devices with the Solio Mono Hybrid Charger

on Monday, November 29th, 2010
Posted in: News, Travel Gear

The Solio Mono Hybrid Charger can charge almost any device that charges with a USB cable.  The Mono has a 1000 mAh Litium-ion battery that can hold a charge for up to 1 year.  The Mono is charged by the sun, by USB, or with the global wall travel adapter.  It outputs power in the 5-6V,Read More…


Solar Powered Charging Case Review

on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear

As more and more new electronic gadgets are developed, the need to keep them charged and ready to use is becoming an even greater challenge.  When we’re at home, it’s quite straight forward, as many of us choose to power our gadgets via the computer, or direct from the electricity supply.