Kickstarter is making dreams come to life through the power of crowd funding. One of the hottest categories on the site is Technology. Professional and amateur inventors alike are trying their hand at making our lives better, easier or just plain fun. Here are the top five Technology Kickstarters you can contribute to. Don’t delay, … Continue reading Top 5 Tech Kickstarters
We sometimes have a little snigger to ourselves when we read about solar gadgets – usually because we look outside the window and see that it’s raining again – but as the sun is shining as I write this, let me introduce you to the Crosskase Solar 15 Backpack. If you’re planning on doing a … Continue reading Crosskase Solar 15: Take the power back (pack)
A case and a bluetooth keyboard are two of the must-have accessories for every iPad owner. Logitech have done the sensible things and created a new gadget that combines both these features, and does so in style. The Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio is the newest product in the company’s line of tablet accessories. It functions … Continue reading Logitech’s Solar-Powered Keyboard Case
Whether you’re going camping, travelling or are off to a festival this summer, charging your gadgets looks set to be a tad easier as solar chargers gain in popularity. Latest to hit the hit street is the new FreeLoader Classic from Solar Technology International. The charger has new super-powerful solar panels that can collect 25% … Continue reading Here comes the sun – time to charge your iPad
Back in May (which was, it now appears, when we had our summer), I enjoyed a couple of weeks of excellent quality sound in the garden thanks to the Eton Soulra solar-powered sound system. I was pretty impressed by its easy of use, sound quality and compatibility, so I suspect that the same will be … Continue reading Sun-powered sounds on the move with the Eton Soulra XL
Ocean Leisure is one of the UK’s premier marine and water sports superstore and they recently held a press day to show off their latest and greatest pieces of equipment. Promising the Latest Gadgets team wet and wonderful gadgets, the likes of which I had never seen before I headed down to their 8000 sq … Continue reading Ocean Leisure press day: Underwater and sailing gadgets
For those of you who feel strongly about spreading the eco friendly word, you can now publicly demonstrate that you wholeheartedly practice what you preach with a new range of solar powered cooking appliances. French solar energy experts ID Cook have developed an intriguing array of portable ovens and barbecues that are powered entirely from … Continue reading ID Cook: Solar powered cooking is hot stuff
The arrival of summer – even if it has turned slightly sour, at least up north anyway – beckons us into the open air. If you are heading to a music festival , or camping with the kids, or trekking in the Alps, or whatever your outdoor activity is this summer, being able to charge … Continue reading Eton Raptor: Taking the ‘ruggedness’ out of camping!