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Pulse is a Super Compact Solar-powered Portable Battery That Can Charge Two Devices Simultaneously

Portable batteries have become an indispensable accessory in our lives, more so if you’re often on the move. The problem is, portable batteries will run out of juice too and that’s not a good thing when you’re not anywhere near wall outlets, but that wouldn’t be much of a problem with the Pulse by Live Work Play. It is a traditional portable battery, packing 5,000 mAh worth of juice enough to charge an iPhone 5 three times over, and offers two ways of charging: via regular wall outlet when you are in urbanized area, or topping up via its integrated monocrystalline solar panel when you are out in the wild. Perfect for outdoor seekers and adventurers, Pulse’s dustproof, water resistant, and shockproof properties ensure it will take whatever beatings you, your adventure and Mother Nature have to offer. Best of all, it has not one but two USB out ports that could charge two devices, be it Fitbit, GoPro, Bluetooth headset, or whatever, simultaneously. Continue reading Pulse is a Super Compact Solar-powered Portable Battery That Can Charge Two Devices Simultaneously

Tiny Solar Powered Toy Car Will Keep On Going As Long As There is Sunlight

conservation of energy should be instill from young and so it only makes sense to grab toys that could educate junior about it? this tiny little thing called Solar Tiny Power Car is one such toy. it may not stack up to those complex (and pricey, if we might add) kit that supposedly teaches your kids about green energy, it is still a perfect example of solar power at work and best of all, it only cost $9.90 a pop, which is a far cry from those kits that supposedly to be educational, but is in fact, out to burn a hole in your pocket. the Solar Tiny Power Car is absolutely a no-frill toy car. it has no battery to replace and it will keep on going as long as there is sunlight. Continue reading Tiny Solar Powered Toy Car Will Keep On Going As Long As There is Sunlight

Lucio Energy Point By Studio Natural

out in the field, solar charger seems like a perfect solution for charging your mobile devices, but what about when you are indoor? oh right. we have wall outlets to deal with it. however, Italian creative agency Studio Natural has a better idea and it is called Lucio Energy Point. energy point sounds like a bad translation, but it is not; it really is an energy point and in this instant, it is a table with a top laid with solar panels that absorbs both artificial and natural light and converts them to power for your electronics gears. a thoughtful slot cuts across the table allows your devices to ‘dock’ while a USB cable directs power from the side of the table to it. Continue reading Lucio Energy Point By Studio Natural

Rawlemon Beta.ey Solar Charger

Spain-based German architect Andre Broessel has a big dream. he believe in autonomous consumption off the grid that will eventually contribute to reverse climate change and the Rawlemon is the invention that he is banking on to achieve this dream. so what is a Rawlemon? it is basically a big-ass solar ball lens that directs diffuse sun ray into a photovoltaic panel with far greater efficiency over conventional solar panels. the principals behind spherical geometry and how light behave when passed through them allows the water-filled ball lens to direct even the faintest sun ray, therefore enabling harvesting to continues when cloudy or even at night. there’s another features that makes the Rawlemon further stands out from the rest of the solar devices out in the market: it has special dual axis tracking system that enables the solar ball lens to follow the course of the sun and moon as they travels across the sky. Continue reading Rawlemon Beta.ey Solar Charger

SolarCooler Solar-powered Refrigerating Cooler

the statement ‘using heat to cool something’ may sounds contradictory, but that is exactly what the SolarCooler does. it is the world’s first portable solar-powered refrigerating cooler (aka thermal refrigerator) that has a top covered with solar panels to harness the power of the sun to keep the contents within chill. unlike your regular cooler, the SolarCooler keeps your drink cool as ice while you are chilling out under the sun, and it can even be use to power up your USB and 12V DC devices and/or accessories, which effectively makes the SolarCooler a big ass portable battery. store and chill drinks (read: booze), plus ability to juice up USB-powered devices (read: speakers) – well, folks, that certainly sounds like a daytime beach party and camping must-have to us. Continue reading SolarCooler Solar-powered Refrigerating Cooler

StrongVolt SmartCharger Solar Charger

we seen our fair share solar charger, but the StrongVolt SmartCharger you see here is not your typical solar chargers; it solves two common problems associated with current solar chargers in the market. first, it has a patent-pending SunTrack technology that allows the StrongVolt to go into standby mode when the sun is not available (such as being momentarily blocked by clouds or you walked into a shade) and automatically resume charging once the sun is back. this may come as a surprise, but this is apparently an inherent problem with current solar charging offerings. those chargers will still work, but not without having to disconnect the charger and reconnecting it again, which can be quite a hassle, especially when the sun comes and go in a typical cloudy day. Continue reading StrongVolt SmartCharger Solar Charger

Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept

plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle for that matter, is still relying on the grid, which most likely generates electricity through burning of fossil fuel. not exactly the cleanest of the clean if you really look into where the source of electricity comes from. that’s not to mention the need to plug-in and charge, but what if, you don’t have to? that’s exactly what the Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept is proposing. it is a concept plug-in hybrid that, well, wants you not plug-in to get the electric portion filled. as the name implies, this concept has a solar panel roof that draws the necessary power from a special solar concentrator lens similar to a magnifying glass, to collect a day’s worth of sunlight energy for the same performance as the conventional C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid. which means the C-MAX Solar can do up to 620 miles (998 km) in total range and 21 miles (34 km) on electric-only, all without having to rely on the grid. Continue reading Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept

Bang Bang Colorful Solar-powered Tents

conceived by former MTV festival presenter Rob Bertucci, the Bang Bang Colorful Solar-powered Tents are designed with mega events, such as music festivals, in mind. breaking the tent design convention, these solar-powered tents opt to go with colorful, printed skin as oppose to unprinted dull colored item, so that your tent will stand out from the sea of typical blue or grey tents, making your tent easier to spot. additionally, each tent comes standard with a 5W solar panel and lithium battery pack, and USB charging adapters that you can use to keep your portable USB-powered devices such as your smartphone or even LED lighting, juiced while you out at the festival. Continue reading Bang Bang Colorful Solar-powered Tents

Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Tent

we didn’t quite touch on the Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Tent when we featured the Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 Lantern cos’ we didn’t have much info and most importantly, we didn’t have at least a decent image to show. now that we have more info, we thought we should be talking about it, cos’ it is after all, a rather exciting development for nature-loving geeks. as the product name implies, it is based on Eddie Bauer’s award-winning Katabatic expedition tent – a roomy 36 square foot tent for three – with an integrated solar panel on its roof which provides convenient wiring access so that you can power up Goal Zero equipment like the Sherpa 50 or the Yeti Solar Generator, and subsequently use those equipment to recharge your electronics devices. well, that’s basically what it can do. Continue reading Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Tent

SLXtreme Ruggedized Case for iPhone 5 and iPad

until the Cupertino folks see the need for consumers to have ruggedized iOS devices, iOS device devotees will have resigned to using third party ruggedized protection if they are looking to bring the devices to harsh environments. speaking of which, the SLXtreme Ruggedized Case for iPhone 5 and iPad from Snow Lizard Products are a couple of worthy candidates for extreme protections. sporting a futuristic look, the SLXtreme Ruggedized Case for iPhone 5’s ultra rugged polycarbonate case is made to mil spec 810G which shields your phone against shocks and has a waterproof IP68 rating that lets you dunk your SLXtreme-protected iPhone 5 down to 2 meter (6 feet) into the water. however, the SLXtreme Ruggedized Case for iPhone 5 provides more than just ruggedized protection, it also has an integrated solar power panel that charges the built-in 2,550 mAh battery, that should double your iPhone’s battery life while you are off the grid. employing a top-loading, slid in design, the case allows full access to your iPhone functionality, including calls, videoing, photography, as well as listening to your favorite tunes via the 3.5mm audio jack. Continue reading SLXtreme Ruggedized Case for iPhone 5 and iPad