Articles about solar powered (page 2)

Dexim DCA199 Foldable Solar-Powered P-Flip for the iPhone 3G and 3GS
Love going green? If you haven’t yet picked up a solar-powered charger, then now might be the right time to do so with the Dexim DCA199 Foldable Solar-Powered P-Flip for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. This device supposedly offers an extended talktime of up to 8 hours as well as video playback or gaming time being stretched by another 15 hours, thanks to the 2,000mAh lithium-polymer battery within which can […]

LG Solar Bus Information Station
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 […]

Solar cell recharging prepped for iPod and iPhone
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 […]

Smart Cover goes green
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 […]


Solar-Powered ePaper Display is Great, With a Catch
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 big […]

MightyMintyBoost Solar-Powered Charger
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.