Posts Tagged ‘Solar Power’
 
 
 
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Carbon Hides A Solar Charger On Your Wrist

There are plenty of solar gizmos out there, especially on Kickstarter. But Carbon is the most visually arresting of them, for a fairly simple reason; it's not just a solar cell you can strap to your wrist; it's also a quite nic...
 
Offbeat
 
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solar cooler1
solar cooler1

The Solar… Cooler?

Using solar power for heating is something we've done for thousands of years. The solar shower and solar oven are based on common ideas and principles we've been using as a species since time immemorial. On the other hand, we r...
 
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Aspect Solar Charges You Up No Matter Where You Are

As electronics become more and more important, there comes a problem with them: Keeping the things fully charged so you can keep using them. It's a problem Aspect Solar is working on, and they've got two products out there to e...

 
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Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard
Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard
Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard

Logitech K750 Solar Keyboard now in a Mac Flavor

Everything is better in a chrome or silver finish, right?  That would be our assumption based on Logitech's Wireless Solar Keyboard, the K750.  It came out last year for the PC, but now Logitech has a Mac version and it's finis...
 
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BHF-2000
BHF-2000

DriveNTalk Forever With The BHF-2000, Thanks To The Sun

DriveNTalk, a company that specializes in hands-free Bluetooth telephony in the car, has come up with quite the brilliant proposal: do so with the power of the sun. That is, solar powered gadgets, which could theoretically last...
 
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Eton Raptor
Eton Raptor

Eton Raptor Will Eat Your Nuclear Aftermath For Breakfast

You know what they say: plans for the worst and expect the best.  That's gotta be Eton's company moto right? The company, which is largely known for handheld radios that can be powered off the grid, is set to launch the Eton Ra...

 
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Logitech k750 Solar Wireless Keyboard
Logitech k750 Solar Wireless Keyboard
Logitech k750 Solar Wireless Keyboard

Logitech Solar Wireless Keyboard (update)

UPDATED.  Logitech's Wireless Solar Keyboard is, well, wireless and solar powered.  What more do you need to know?  It will stay charged up for up to 3 months in a dark room and can glean power from indoor lighting. The keyboar...
 
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Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160R Weather Radio And Charger – $20 + S&H

Amazon has a great gift item: the Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160R Weather Radio And Charger.  It's $40 - $20.05 instant discount = $19.95 + S&H!  S&H should be about $5. This radio has a regular FM radio, a wind up ch...
 
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Solar Powered Toothbrush Needs No Toothpaste

Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan may have invented a revolution in dental care -- the solar-powered toothpaste-less toothbrush. It works by charging up via solar cells, then a chemical reaction causes the bacteria i...

 
Solar Power
 
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collapsible lantern
collapsible lantern

This Solar Charged Lantern Collapses

Designer Jesper Johnsson's Solar Charged Collapsible Lantern is the perfect option for a light source while outdoors, whether camping or just out on the back porch. It stays collapsed during the day as it collects power via its...
 
Green Energy
 
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Environ_72.5_610x434

Enphase Energy’s Environ Smart Thermostat Monitors Your Solar Energy

Enphase Energy's Environ Smart Thermostat may be the future of home energy monitoring. Owners can use a web-based application on their computers or smartphones to control thermostat controls, and importantly, solar panel energy...
 
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Screen shot 2010-07-07 at 11.38.21 AM
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Solar-Powered Impulse Plane Attempts First 24 Hour Flight (video)

The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered single person plane that uses 12,000 solar cells to achieve flight, is in the middle of its first 24 hour flight attempt. If successful, it could pave the way for using solar energy as a viabl...