Gadgets

HOLO 2.0 future wearable computer uses kinetic energy to get charged

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

The overwhelming urge to break the physical barriers when it comes to accessing information whenever and wherever they may be has led to development of path-breaking technologies. HOLO 2.0 is a wearable next generation computer that helps us in doing just that stylishly with ease and comfort while taking care of the green quotient as well.

NTT DoCoMo’s “Touch Wood” Phone Made From Surplus Wood

April 1, 2010 / No Comments

NTT DoCoMo unveiled a new, environmentally friendly approach to the mobile phone market with the debut of its "Touch Wood" phone. The phone was unveiled at the CTIA Wireless 2010 and boast of an eco-friendly body. While simply giving the phone a wooden body wouldn't really pass off as a great move, Docomo has given the Touch Wood a body ...

Muzatech Light Weight Solar Charger for Gadgets

March 29, 2010 / No Comments

There are a lot of solar chargers for gadgets available these days, and the Muzatech light weight solar charger deserves mention for interesting claims that it makes. The charger as has been already said, is light weight, and foldable, making it ideal for traveling. It can charge gadgets ranging from a mobile phone to a laptop, all thanks to the ...

Some of the Best Eco TVs Money can buy

March 26, 2010 / No Comments

The idiot box rules the entertainment scene, and continues to suck out a huge chunk of resources. With the new breed of better Televisions coming up, each claiming to be more environmentally friendly than the other, making a decision can be tough for the consumer. A systemized rating that takes into account all features that matter in a TV is a ...

AT&T’s ZERO Charger Fights off Vampire Power

March 17, 2010 / No Comments

The large amount of power and money we lose to vampire power is startling, and it is good to see that some serious work is finally being done in the direction to prevent this huge waste of power. While things like the Fair Energy Clock could help fight off the problem, the clock happens to be mechanical, and would possibly ...

Puma and Sagem Get Together for a Solar Powered Phone

February 17, 2010 / No Comments

Puma unveiled its brand new solar powered phone at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Though partnering with Sagem wouldn't really make people run towards the phone, it has some pretty good features that might actually work well. The good-looking device has a solar panel at the rear to charge the batteries from the sun's energy. More interesting is ...

Fair Energy Clock Makes Things Easier, Saves Energy

February 12, 2010 / No Comments

There has been a fair amount of worry over the large amount of electricity/ energy lost to vampire power. While the name sounds cool, it is also responsible for the loss of precious energy and increase in power bills. A lot of this happens because most of use are either too lazy to unplug the appliances once their job is ...

Automan 500 Subwoofer Makes Sound From Discarded Tires

February 11, 2010 / No Comments

Discarded tires are a real eco threat because not only it is difficult to recycle them, once past their life, they have little value for reuse as well. Putting old tires to good use is what the Automan 500 subwoofer design does. Moving on a different line from convention, the Automan 500 subwoofer has a circular design in place of ...

Corky Mouse Generates Power From Its Use

February 10, 2010 / No Comments

A computer mouse functions by movements and clicks, and the Corky Mouse is no different. This mouse though, powers itself from its usage; every movement, click, and roll of the scroll wheel generates power to keep the mouse going. The design from Adele Peters is to be constructed from 100% recycled plastic, and where possible, it will use recycled and ...

SolBAT Charges Batteries by the Power of Sun

February 8, 2010 / No Comments

The solBAT II is a device that promises to make charging your gadgets more environmentally friendly. Well, instead of hooking on to the grid, the solBAT II lets you tap on the abundant solar energy to charge your gadgets. The basic idea is quite simple, and has been used in a number of similar devices. Solar panels on the top ...