Just in time for the holidays, the Lumen TL800 Bluetooth smart bulb is available for purchase. It provides energy-efficient light in over sixteen million color options, selected via an app for your Apple or Android device.
I’ve used a number of solar panel products – enough to know what I want, and that they’re not all made the same. My Gomadic SunVolt is fantastic except that it’s not convenient to pack. Enter the replacement for my outdoor adventure gear: the Suntactics sCharger-12 solar panel. It’s as slim as three nickels and only more »
With the green energy movement well under way, more and new energy products are available for consumer use. The most popular type today is the solar panel. As gadgets have trended toward wireless function and portable form, solar panels have evolved in order to complement and accessorize with emerging tech. Many solar panels currently available more »
When’s the last time you ever gave your smartphone and case a good disinfecting? Has it been awhile? Maybe never? It might be time to consider it. We use our smartphones daily, and everything that we touch ends up touching the device as well: doors, other people’s hands, food, and public surfaces everywhere. That’s a more »
It’s late in the afternoon and your smartphone is dangerously close to hitting empty. You’re waiting for an important phone call, hoping that the phone doesn’t die first. As you look up, you happen to notice a few people idling near each other with corded gadgets in hand. A free charging kiosk! You rush over more »
Etón Corporation, a leader in eco-minded portable power products, has announced the availability of new Boost mobile charging devices. The Etón Boost 4200 and Boost 8400 are slim and pocketable battery packs. The BoostTurbine 4000 is a crank-powered generator that also comes with a 4000mAh battery. Lightweight and durable, the Boost 4200 packs 4200mAh of power, more »
Ascent Solar Technologies, a manufacturer of consumer and off-grid products, recently announced new personal solar chargers. The EnerPlex Kickr I and II use the latest photovoltaic technology for charging mobile devices. What sets the Kickr line apart from other traditional panels is the proprietary, flexible solar cells. Consumers can bring these rugged panels anywhere for more »
Readers, it’s time to get serious. How much do you really know about tech hygiene? If you’re like me, it’s slim to none. However, I was fortunate enough to come across the WHOOSH! at CE Week and they gave me an old-fashioned schooling in tech hygienic.
Next time your poor and/or cheap friend is scrounging food around your neighborhood or better yet, ‘dumpster-diving’ for whatever scraps they can find, now you can say “wait, there’s an app for that.” Seriously, there is. It’s called LeftoverSwap and it works as a median between people in your area that are too full to more »
If you’re fascinated by homes and home appliances of the future like us, allow us to shed some light on SONTE film. The California startup revealed their unique innovation at CES 2013 in January but this week, they’re finally ready to move further with it. Also known as ‘smart film,’ this transparent plasticky material can more »
Acer announces that the Aspire R7 notebook and B6 Series monitors have been selected to receive Best Choice awards at this year’s Computex Taipei. The Aspire R7, Acer’s revolutionary notebook, competed in the Computer & System category, while the B6 monitors, made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic, stood out in the Green ICT award category. The Best Choice Award more »
K-TOR, LLC, designer and manufacturer of portable power generators, recently announced the release of their second-generation Pocket Socket hand crank generator, the Pocket Socket 2. This affordable human powered generator features a standard outlet interface, which provides backup energy and emergency power to a wide range of electronic devices. The patented technology inside the Pocket more »