Solar

Panther Vision Powercap is a flashlight you wear on your head that doesn’t need batteries

The Panther Vision Solar Powercap is a hands-free flashlight that you wear on your head that doesn’t require constant battery replacements. This baseball cap is made of 100% Cotton and comes in three colors. It features two LEDs mounted under the cap’s brim and a rechargeable NiMH battery that recharges from sunlight. The LEDs have …

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Luci is a solar-powered LED lantern

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. …

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Big Bang Tents will protect you from nature while you sleep and charge your gadgets

The next time you decide to go camping, consider a tent from UK based Big Bang Tents. Not only are these tents available in a variety of colorful patterns that are perfect for festivals, they also feature a 5w solar panel, lithium solar storage bank and mobile phone/USB charging adaptors for charging many of your …

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WAKA WAKA POWER Charger review

This little device might look familiar to those of you who are active members of the Kickstarter community– WakaWaka Power originated in that forum, scoring over 800% of the project’s original funding request.  So what is this little Droid-y looking thing exactly?  This is WakaWaka Power, a portable, personal solar charging station and lamp light. …

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XD Design Solar Sunflower – Solar charger with charm

Solar charging devices are a great way to keep your gadgets fully juiced for free. The problem with most of the solar charging products is that they don’t really blend in with your decor. The XD Design Solar Sunflower is a fun alternative that will look right at home in your… home. It’s shaped like …

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What’s all the Rukus about the Etón Rukus?

The Rukus Solar is Etón’s first Bluetooth wireless speaker with an integrated solar panel. Pair any Bluetooth-enabled device – Smartphones, tablets, etc – to wirelessly stream music and never run out of power as long as you have sunlight. A 40 square-inch high-efficiency solar panel is built right into the speaker and can fully recharge …

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Digital Zone Juicebar DO10-JB Pocket Solar Charger Review

In my ever-present quest for more power for my gadgets, I was excited about the chance to review the solar DO10-JB Pocket Charger from Juicebar when the people at CableOrganizer offered to send one. I have tried other mobile power solutions that haven’t always cut the mustard, so to speak. But the price of this little …

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Logitech’s K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard is now available for the Mac

Last December, Andy reviewed the K750 and loved it. The only problems with it were the lack of a Mac specific version that could take advantage of the special apps required to view charging info and the special function keys didn’t work. Those problems are now history because Logitech has just announced a Mac version …

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3M Solar Panel Window Film

Everyone knows that electricity bills are getting higher and higher, and often we’re burning up precious fossil fuels to create this power.  Now Solar Panels are becoming a viable solution even for the average consumer these days but tend to be expensive, delicate, require specialised installation and look pretty ugly up there on the roof, …

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Panasonic demonstrates solar-power table with QI wireless charging technology

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The wireless power consortium is trying to drive a standard for wireless charging, called QI wireless charging. The goal is to enable a future where there is no need to connect your gadget to any cable for charging. Panasonic took advantage of the security show in Japan to show a solar power table with QI …

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Arctic C1 Mobile Portable Universal Charger Review

With the proliferation of electronic gadgets it gets difficult to keep your tools charged. Most electronic devices have moved to a standard USB port for charging. This is a welcome change. Now I can use my AC USB port at home, the USB port in my laptop at work, my USB car adapter on the …

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Solar iPhone charger that even works indoors

The SoliLight SoliCharger is a solar powered battery charging pack for your iPhone. In addition to keeping your phone charged, with the included USB adapter kit, it will also charge most other brands of MP3 players, cell phones, digital cameras, GPS units, etc. But what intrigues me most about this solar charger is the fact …

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Etón Harnesses the Sun to Play Tunes from your iPhone

Two weeks ago Janet reviewed the Etón SolarLink FR360 Emergency Preparedness Digital Radio and today Etón has announced a new product for the iPhone / iPod touch. It’s the Soulra Sound System, a splash proof speaker system with a flip up high efficiency solar panel and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that delivers power to charge …

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