solar charger

Harness the Power of the Sun for Your Kindle

At this year’s CES, Solarmio introduced the world’s first solar e-reader cover for the Kindle and subsequently became a Design and Engineering Award honoree for the same device. The SolarKindle is a protective case with a solar panel affixed to the front, an internal backup battery, and a built-in LED reading light.  The Kindle “snaps” into …

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SolLight Solicharger-SP Solar Charger/Speaker Case Review

How excited was I to try this product, a protective case that charges a wide variety of personal electronics – iPods, phones, GPS units, handheld game devices, and such – and has an amplified speaker built in? And can recharge itself with a built-in solar panel? And priced under $60! Woot woot! Sign me up! …

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Turn Your Favorite Gear Bag into a Solar Charger

The Gadgeteer has told you about some laptop bags with built-in solar chargers.  Those are great, but what if you already have a bag you love?  The Fuse 4W Solar Charger from Voltaic can add solar charging capability to any bag.  Connect this pouch to your bag, and you’ll add two 2W solar panels and a 3,000mAh …

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Eton Raptor Solar Charger with All-Terrain Guidance Functions

Throw the Eton Raptor in your gear when you go camping or hiking and you’ll be able to do everything from guiding your way with a compass, to listening to NOAA weather broadcasts, even to charging your cell phone.  The Raptor Solar Charger with All-Terrain Guidance Functions replaces the hand crank with a monocrystal solar …

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Harness the sun with the Brunton Restore Solar Battery

Being the wannabe hippy tree hugger than I am, I’d love to be able to charge all my devices with a solar charger. So far the ones I’ve tried haven’t worked out so well, I don’t know if it’s my Southern Indiana location that is the problem, or if they just don’t work well in …

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Solarrific Solar Portable Power Supply

It has a funny name, but the Solarrific Solar Portable Power Supply from Convenient Gadgets and Gifts has a serious purpose.  This external power supply comes with eleven connectors to fit most any digital device, including iPhones and iPods.  The Solarrific is 3.25″ X 2.25″ X 0.59″, so it’s small enough to fit in your bag …

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Icetech I-9005 Solar Portable Solar Charger

When The Gadgeteer has had news posts about solar chargers in the past, many commenters said that chargers for a single specific device seemed a waste of money.  The Icetech I-9005 comes with seven different connectors that work with a variety of phones, iPods, and other mp3 players.  The Icetech units have a battery capacity of 2500 …

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