The world has gone hybrid crazy it seems. The hybrid makes a lot of sense in that you can reduce the amount of fuel you use and save a bit at the pump. They also make less pollution we all have to breathe as well.
When you think about it, having a solar charger is a good idea, especially if you find yourself outdoors frequently, and your gadgets often run out of juice. If you’d rather not just go with an off-the-shelf charger, you can always mod an IKEA Sunnan solar lamp to become your iPad charger.
I just love airships. I wish I could travel all over the world in an blimp. Sure, it would take longer than a 777, but it would be way more relaxing. I wish that there would be airships all over the place, kind of like in the TV show Fringe.
Have plenty of sunlight and money to spare? Check out the Cookup, a neat-looking solar grill from French company ID Cook. As you may have guessed, instead of using traditional fuel like coal or gas, the Cookup concentrates the power of the sun to heat food up to 200°C.
Solar panels are a great technology, but the problem is that they are still too expensive and they require costly renovation to your home. There must be a clever and easier to implement solution. There is.
Eton has plenty of solar-powered devices and green solutions in their product lineup, but the Mobius case for the iPhone 4 allows you charge up your phone by using the sun, without having to carry around an external charger.
A lot of my girlfriends prefer to get their tans the artificial way such as in tanning salons or by using bronzers and tanning sprays. Even though it doesn’t look as good as getting a tan the natural way, at least they’re assured an even tan.
I think 3D printers are really cool. These things generally use some sort of glass powered or resin and are able to make a pattern into a real 3D shape using lasers. Generally the laser will harden thin layers of the resin until the finished product is complete and you have precision 3D item for you to use or play with.
If you’re outside a lot or if you find yourself cruising in a car on a sunny day frequently with your iPad or other gadget, Voltaic has a really cool case for you. The case is called the Spark Tablet Case and it’s just what it sounds like, a case to protect your iPad or other gadget.
Just like Superman, Samsung’s new NC215S is powered by the Sun. Will it make it the ultimate go to laptop for people on the road? It makes perfect sense to integrate a solar panel into the lid of a laptop, because you can charge it quite easily when you’re not using it.
Chilling in the yard while your gadgets are recharging sounds like a good way to spend the summer. That’s why I like these new chairs called SOFT Rockers. They have a 35-watt solar panel that charges a built-in battery which will juice up your gadgets.
Ralph Lauren just released a water-resistant backpack that has a solar panel in the back to charge-up your gadgets while you are walking around. The Ralph Lauren Solar Backpack is part of the RLX line, made in partnership with O-Range.
Assuming that R2-D2 is roaming the surface of Tatooine, what with its dual suns, this solar-powered R2 unit would probably never have to worry about running out of power.
This remote-controlled, solar R2 unit was created by Kimura and Daisuke Goto, engineering students at Japan’s Hiroshima International University, for no other reason than to prove that R2 could automatically recharge himself if left in a sunny place.
Green gadgets are cool, though at times they get to be a bit out there. The sweet Sol Theater has to be one of my favorite green things I have seen lately. The little theater is built inside a small travel trailer that’s powered entirely by the sun.
Well, it took a while, but Logitech finally released a wireless keyboard that doesn’t need any batteries. What does it need to charge up? The sun! I think that it’s a great idea.
The Logitech K750 will sell for $79.99