That’s why there are so many chargers and backup battery solutions these days and one of the best could be the ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL. It’s got a solar panel and a whopping 4000mAh of internal juicemore →
So, the Quirky community has come up with a product called the Ray and this solar powered charger looks to be pretty useful.more →
Voltaic has just released the Amp, Fuse and Switch, standalone chargers with solar panels that can produce up to 4 Watts of Power. With 4-5 hours of sun, or a day at the beach, their Lithium Polymer batteries can be fully powered and then used at anytime to charge a handheld device.more →
We’re giving away a NOVOTHINK Surge hybrid solar charger case for the iPod touch (black). The solar panel technology allows you to get more music time by simply setting it under the sun.more →
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.more →
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.more →
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?more →
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.more →