Posts Tagged: "Solar Power"

Quirky Ray Solar Charger

Ray Solar Charger Works in Airplanes

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Solar powered chargers for your portable gadgets are far from an original idea.  But that isn’t to say they aren’t effective or useful.  Case in point is Quirky’s Ray. Unlike other solar powered chargers, which lay flat, the Ray includes a suction cup mount allowing you to optimize and capture the...

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Solio Bolt Review

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There is a giant push in today’s society to use renewable, clean energy – the so called green movement.  We’re seeing this everywhere on large scale items like electric cars, or solar powered houses – but there are much fewer small-scale applications.  Yes, there are other small solar chargers, but...

Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard

Logitech K750 Solar Keyboard now in a Mac Flavor

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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 finished in silver, which is very Apple, at least in...

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Elektra One: The Future of Aviation

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As green cars start to take over the automotive market, it was only a matter of time before it reached the skies. Although we are still a long way from having an environmentally friendly 747, the Elecktra One from PC-Aero will have aviation enthusiasts excited to go green! The German-based...

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

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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 forever, so long as you aren’t in Alaska during winter....

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Logitech Solar Wireless Keyboard (update)

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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 keyboard itself is just 1/3-inch thick and includes Logitech’s unifying...

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Lightcap 300: Lantern + Water Bottle

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The LightCap 300 is an ingenious product that combines a water bottle with a lantern.  That’s right.  The top of the water bottle, the cap, is embedded with a 4 super-bright LED lights as well as a red LED light which serves as a night light. No batteries are necessary...

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Solar Powered Toothbrush Needs No Toothpaste

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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 in the teeth to die. It’s called the Soladey-J3X, and it’s currently in testing with teenagers....

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This Solar Charged Lantern Collapses

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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 solar panel. Then, at night, you can expand it and get some...