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Kiwi U-Powered charger provides greenish solar power

Kiwi U-Powered Solar Charger

The Kiwi U-Powered charger is a compact device with it’s own built in lithium polymer 2000 mAh battery that is good for more than one thousand charges. The economically priced charger folds out from a central pivot revealing three solar panels, when closed the device fits in the palm of your hand. The back side of the unit has a magnet so it can be stuck to metal objects, if you have no metal it can be hung from a backpack, maybe put on a hat (direct rays!), or lay out on the grass while you and that special someone enjoy a picnic or play a PSP game in the sun.

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Arctic C1 mobile USB solar charger is so hot it’s cool

Arctic C1 Solar USB Charger

Arctic cooling today unveiled their latest device to keep us powered up and ready to go, the Arctic C1 Mobile USB Charger with Solar Panel. It’s a USB powered unit that packs solar energy in to a 4400 mWh lithium-ion rechargeable battery which can also be charged via your notebook’s USB port by reversing the included cable. The whole thing measures only 4.3 x 1.7 x 0.4-inches, weighs 52g, and ships with adapters for Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, and Motorola phones. The neat thing about it is that it does have a USB port, so you can use your regular USB charging cable from your iPhone or iPod to power your gadgets and not worry about any adapters at all.

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Joos Orange is the sweetest solar charger yet


Joos Orange is not a new flavor of OJ out of California, it's a “personal solar appliance” meant to deliver 2.5 hours of cell phone talk time for each hour it basks in the sun. The company Solar Components, claims their appliance is capable of converting the sun's rays into 20 times the power that current personal solar power charging products are capable of delivering, and for only $100. With Joos Orange originating from California where the sun is stronger and more direct for a longer portion of the day, how much efficiency will be lost in other areas of the world?

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Solar Egg portable charger needs less sun, gives more power


I live where solar chargers are not always a practical solution, since most days spent under gloomy-gray cloud conditions. Well, you’re in for a treat with this little device. The Solar Egg, designed to work with only medium levels of natural sunlight for more power demanding devices. The Egg has an internal 500mAh battery (which might be the yolk) can reach a 90% battery charge with just 4 hours of moderate sunlight using XPAL’s battery expertise and Intivation’s SunBoost solar conversion technology.

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