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Tag: Power

African Entrerpreneur Making Wooden Outlet Strips

African Entrerpreneur Making Wooden Outlet Strips
Here in the U.S. and in much of the Western world, we take many of the little things for granted. For instance, if you want a power strip, you just head down to your local Best Buy or other mega-chain store and buy one.

XDModo Solar Charger: Window to the Sun

XDModo Solar Charger: Window to the Sun
Solar energy can be considered “green” energy in the sense that it’s readily available and that it doesn’t release pollutants to be generated. Solar cells and batteries aren’t exactly new technology. There are already a lot of released products and gadgets where the sun is their major (and sometimes, only) power source.
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Rozetkus Wall Concept Thinks Nine Holes is Par for a Socket

Rozetkus Wall Concept Thinks Nine Holes is Par for a Socket
Trying to fit different-sized plugs into a wall socket can be a pain in the ass. The designers at Art Lebedev studio already came up with a socket that pops out of the wall to reveal extra sockets when needed, but they also have this much simpler solution – a wall socket filled with holes.

BASF and Philips Whip Up Clear OLED Light/Solar Panel for Cars

BASF and Philips Whip Up Clear OLED Light/Solar Panel for Cars
I would love one day for solar panels to be efficient enough that they could power electric vehicles, and maybe save me some money on my house electric bill in the Texas summer heat with solar power.

Braille Electric Plug Tags Help the Visually Impaired Tell Their Toasters from their TVs

Braille Electric Plug Tags Help the Visually Impaired Tell Their Toasters from their TVs
I get a headache every time I try to figure out which plug belongs to with gadget or appliance on the power strip. We’re already blessed enough that we’ve still got the gift of sight to figure things out (at least with something like those Dotz Cord Identifiers.)

Smart Cord Bluetooth Switched Outlet: Plug Stuff in and Shut It Down with Your Phone

Smart Cord Bluetooth Switched Outlet: Plug Stuff in and Shut It Down with Your Phone
…or tablet or PC or any other Bluetooth-enabled device that supports A2DP. Developed by ZMote, the Smart Cord is a 3-f00t long extension cord with an on-and-off switch that is activated via an app or audio file, both of which are free.

Kanex Sydnee Holds and Charges 4 USB Devices at Same Time

Kanex Sydnee Holds and Charges 4 USB Devices at Same Time
With the plethora of USB chargeable devices in your home, you probably have run into some problems finding enough plugs, space, or both to try to get them all juiced up at once. I know that I have to split them up into different rooms and plugs to get them all powered up.

SolarKindle Cover: Recharges Your Kindle for Almost Unlimited Autonomy

SolarKindle Cover: Recharges Your Kindle for Almost Unlimited Autonomy
When you tend to spend a lot of time reading with your Kindle out on the road or on vacation, it’s nice that it can run for so long. Still, it would be nice if you never had to plug it in at all.

Bracketron’s GreenZero Chargers Stop Charging at 100% Battery Power

Bracketron’s GreenZero Chargers Stop Charging at 100% Battery Power
People are becoming more and more green these days. And by green, I mean in how conscious they are of how their actions can affect the environment.

Ridekick Trailer Turns Any Bike Into an Electric Bike

Ridekick Trailer Turns Any Bike Into an Electric Bike
Have you ever wished that you had an electric bike, especially while hauling groceries home from the store? Well the Ridekick trailer promises to do everything an electric bike does, plus offer you some extra storage space as well.

Hydrogen-Powered Boat Creates Own Fuel from the Water

Hydrogen-Powered Boat Creates Own Fuel from the Water
Is it possible that this boat might be one of the first completely self-sustaining water crafts available? I don’t know, but the description sure makes it sound like it is. The new MIG 675 cruiser boat will harvest its own hydrogen directly from the sea.

Off Door Handle Concept Turns Everything Off As You Head Out

Off Door Handle Concept Turns Everything Off As You Head Out
Have you ever tried leaving your house or apartment, only to go back after walking a few blocks because you’ve got that nagging feeling that you might have forgotten to turn something off?

Roll-Up Travel Charger: Power Up with Style

Roll-Up Travel Charger: Power Up with Style
When I travel with my chargers, it’s usually a mess, with cables everywhere and tangled up in my bag. You’re probably the same way. This is why Restoration Hardware’s Roll Up Travel Charger is a cool addition to anyone’s kit bag.

Pod Power Puts Outlets Exactly Where You Need Them

Pod Power Puts Outlets Exactly Where You Need Them
Work can get so exhausting sometimes, but then I think back to my final year at college and I realize that hey, maybe work isn’t really that bad after all.

iPhone Passive Wooden Speakers: Look Ma, No Electricity!

iPhone Passive Wooden Speakers: Look Ma, No Electricity!
Ever thought that you would own one of those acoustic speakers that works without electricity to amplify your tunes from your iPhone? Well, now’s your chance, thanks to Lowell’s minimal wooden iPhone speakers. No electricity is needed to power this baby, and you can choose from a few different types of wood to make it extra special.

Researchers Try to Turn Urine into Biofuel, Destined to Celebrate with a Urinal Cake

Researchers Try to Turn Urine into Biofuel, Destined to Celebrate with a Urinal Cake
Fuel cells. Where are they? They still have not hit the market and replaced batteries. It would be nice to see them in daily use since we would just need to refill them with liquids instead of wasting so many batteries and having them end up in landfills.
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