04/29/2010, Vodafone UK subscribers might be more worried about the lack of Nexus One units to go around, but if you’re looking for something special in the bargain bin, it’s certainly worth taking note that the Vodafone 247 has been unveiled as well, hot on the heels of the Vodafone 845. Since the 247 is positioned at the carrier’s ultra low cost handset (ULHC) range, it doesn’t offer any groundbreaking functions, […]
04/07/2010, A bus station is supposed to help shield you away from the elements, and that includes the sun and the rain (and hail if you get it where you’re staying). More often than not, it will be hot and sunny outside, making it the ideal place to harness the power of the sun through the creative use of solar panels on the roof. Enter LG’s eco-friendly Solar Bus Information Station […]
02/03/2010, The Pillow Degree Celsius device seems to wear many hats, keeping you nice and warm during those cold winter nights thanks to its built-in heating element, the ability to soothe away the day’s woes with its massaging mechanism, further calming your spirit thanks to its integrated aroma dispenser as well as keeping in line with the green theme thanks to a built-in solar charger. There is a plastic appendage on […]
01/27/2010, With so many young people these days listening to their iPods at very loud levels, it won’t come as a surprise that many years from now, these same once-young people will have a diminished sense of hearing, which is why the market for hearing aids has plenty of room to grow. How about being more eco-friendly in the future as well by starting today with the Solar Ear? This is […]
01/21/2010, Apple has filed a patent application for a portable device in the line of an iPod or iPhone which will feature solar cells that can harness the power of the sun to keep it juiced up so that you can make that extra phone call to close the multi-million dollar deal that you’ve long gone after. The system is also capable of monitoring the current battery state to decide whether […]
11/09/2009, So you own an iPhone, and want to make sure it remains in pristine condition most of the time through everyday travels. What do you do then? Get the Smart Cover, as this special charging case offers your iPhone or compatible iPod the ability to gain extra bits of juice on your travels for free thanks to a built-in solar panel behind. When fully charged, it supposedly dispenses up to […]
07/13/2009, e-Ink displays are in our future: whether it is to build eBooks, display art/advertising or to be used in hybrid LCD/e-ink displays, they are bound to be everywhere one day. This advertising display from Neoluxiim is so energy efficient that indoor solar power is enough to get it going. That’s pretty much our dream gadget to display art in the office. What’s the catch? Well, it dies after 18 months, which is a […]
05/06/2009, The MightyMintyBoost is a rechargeable, solar-powered MintyBoost charger. It does away with the low-capacity AA batteries for a higher capacity, rechargeable lithium polymer battery, while the addition of a solar cell helps make charging wherever you are a cinch. It will take a fair bit of DIY knowledge to complete this project, but the end result is definitely well worth the effort put in.