Eco-Friendly Gadgets

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Alarm Clock that Runs Exclusively on Solar Energy

An increasing number of designers come up with numerous projects that make use of renewable energy, be it solar, wind, wave or all three.

One of the representatives of the "green tech" trend is the industrial designer Kubik Petr who is the author of this interesting alarm clock concept. The Alarm Clock resembles planet Earth and runs exclusively on solar power.
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LiteOn - Device that Uses Kinetic Energy to Power Gadgets

A lot of gadgets today are being launched into the market and all of them required power.

This is the reason why some designers are working on devices that could help charge various gadgets using renewable energy.

One of such devices is called LiteOn and was developed by industrial designer Cindy Karimun.
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Wind Up Battery - Recharge Your Batteries Anytime, Anywhere

In case you get tired of always having to recharge your batteries here's a great idea of Wind Up Battery. The device is really useful, especially when you need your batteries tanked but don't have an electric point to recharge them.
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Eton Presents Soulra - Solar-Powered iPhone and iPod Dock

Eton's Soulra is an iPhone dock that was built to be used outdoors.

The sound system boasts high-efficiency solar panel that allows the device to harness solar energy in order to provide music whenever you are.

Soulra measures 11.9 x 6.6 x 3.5-inch (301 x 168 x 89 mm).

The system has a rubberized aluminum exterior that allows the dock to resist tough weather conditions.
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Charge Your Cell Phone Using the Universal Gadget Wrist Charger

This device, dubbed Universal Gadget Wrist Charger, is a very convenient tool for charging your cell phone or portable gaming console.

It is easy to carry around - all you have to do is attach it to your wrist like a wristwatch.

The device features a 1500 mAh, 5.5V lithium ion battery. You connect the Wrist Charger to a device using a USB port.

The list of handheld gadgets you can recharge using this device includes: iPhone, Nokia I (3.5mm), Nokia II (2mm), LG, Motoroloa, HTC, Dopod, Samsung i900 and Sony Ericsson mobile phones.
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Eco Edition Laptop from Sony's Vaio W Series Presented at CES

Another gadget presented at Consumer Electronics Show is the Eco Edition model from the Sony Vaio W Series. The device represents a ultra-green mini laptop packed in a green-tinted plastic enclosure manufactured from 23 percent recycled CDs.
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Mobile Script - Solar-powered Phone with Flexible Screen

This incredible concept was designed by Aleksander Mukomelov, an industrial designer. Attempting to take advantage of the latest technological innovations, such as flexible screens, the designer decided to create the Mobile Script.
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reNEW Recharges Batteries Using Solar Power

The reNEW Solar Battery Charger seems like a great decoration for your home. However, it not only looks beautiful it can also recharge your batteries (you probably figured that out from the name of the device).
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Solar Hybrid 936SH - Solar Powered Mobile Phone

Take a look at this mobile phone presented by the Japanese carrier SoftBank from the company's summer 2009 lineup. You probably won't find anything unusual about it unless I tell you that it's an environmentally friendly gadget. Besides this latest phone from Sharp is a high-end waterproof device.

The phone includes a solar panel installed on top of the lid. Thus, whenever you're outdoors, your phone will always be charged.
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Muzatch Presents Its First Solar Charger for Laptops

Muzatch, a US solar and digital communications technologies company, came up with this renewable energy charger for laptops.

The device is called MZH-SP-6500 /SP-6000 and one of its main features is the smart adaptable technology that allows adjusting different voltage and electric currents.

Besides laptops, the solar charger can be used to charge other portable devices, storing power on a built-in lithium ion battery that has a capacity of 12,000mAh.
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Landport Unveils Solar-Powered Speakers

A company called Landport Japan has recently presented its new speakers that feature solar panels to make use of solar energy.

Landport did not think much about the name - it called its new device plane and clear - Solar Speakers. The solar panels are used to harvest solar energy which is stored on an onboard lithium-ion battery.
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RAYvolution Harnesses Solar Energy to Charge Gadgets

RAYvolution Solar Products has recently unveiled its new gadget called RAYvolution. The device represents a charger that harnesses solar energy to charge other portable gadgets.
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Sticker Phone Sticks to the Window and Harnesses Solar Energy

This interesting concept was developed by designer Liu Hsiang-Ling, who though about making the process of charging a solar-powered mobile phone as easy as possible.
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Helio DAB Solar-powered Radio Concept

You're looking at a brand new DAB Radio concept developed by Bold, an association of three designers/artists. The key feature of this concept is the array of eco-friendly solar panels that generate energy to power the device.
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CODE-X Solar-Powered Yacht from Switzerland

This amazing creation is called the Code X Yacht and is considered to be both high-end and eco-friendly motor cruiser. The yacht can reach a speed of 9 knots using twin solar-powered electric engines.

At the same time it is possible to switch from eco-friendliness to traditional twin Ilmor marine combustion engines, each boasting 720hp. Using both engines the yacht can reach a speed of 80 knots.
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Rugged Joos Orange Solar Charger that Functions Even Under Water

A company from California has recently presented one of its latest inventions - a solar charger that can charge various gadgets via a USB port even in low-light conditions.

According to Solar Components LLC, its Joos Orange, can generate up to 20 times more power compared to other solar gadgets.

When fully charged, the device can charge 6 standard cell phones or 4 smartphones.
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Casio Unveils Solar Powered G-Shock Watches

Casio, the famous watchmaker that managed to come up with the most durable timepiece in the world, has recently presented its new wristwatch that is meant to mark the 40th anniversary of the Earth Day.

The company decided to make watches from their famous G-Shock series more eco-friendly. Casio's solar-powered wristwatches are available in three different designs. Each model will include a solar panel in the front.
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