Duracell MyGrid

August 25, 2009


Duracell MyGrid is a brand new drop-and-go charging pad for all of your wireless devices without the mess of multiple chargers. Just plug in the MyGrid, fit your MP3 player, iPod, Blackberry, iPhone or whatever with a Power Clip or Power Sleeve, place it on the mat and go. It can charge up to 4 devices at once, shuts off automatically with one touch, charges as quickly as your devices’ standard chargers.

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EniCycle

August 23, 2009


The foot rests are like handle bars, with directional steering done by pressing on the left or right foot rest, and the speed controlled by leaning forward or backward. The average new rider just needs 30 minutes to master it.

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Halo LED Spray Can

August 11, 2009


Halo is a handy light specially dedicated to light-writting. Graffiti artists can conserve their own gesture they have with a spray can. It is possible to change the color and the brightness of the led to change the graffiti’s styles. it even recharges itself when shaken.

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Eneloop Lamp

July 1, 2009


Sanyo rechargeable Eneloop Lamp light your home when upright or your path when held like a flashlight as it passes the 90-degree mark. It also features a healing function that emits a cool blue light. The internal AAs recharge in about 12-hours when set atop the included induction charger. Fully charged, you can expect between 3 to 45 hours of white light, 12 to 16 hours of the blue glow, and about 6 hours in flashlight mode.

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Husqvarna Panthera Leo

June 13, 2009


Husqvarna Panthera Leo is a concept lawn mower. It has paddles on the wheel for adjusting three independent mowing blades, an LCD display that displays speed and obstacle proximity, and a rechargeable lithium-phosphate battery with enough staying power to trim your yard for two hours straight.

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Hyundai BLUE-WILL

April 3, 2009


Hyundai plug-in hybrid concept called the BLUE-WILL, features a direct-inject 1.6-liter gas engine mated to a CVT transmission and 100kw electric motor. It has a state of the art lithium ion polymer batter pack that’s packaged with the fuel tank below the rear seats, as well as a trick panoramic roof that integrates solar cells while still being able to see through.

The BLUE-WILL also features eco-friendly plastics, with some components, like the headlamp bezels, made out of recycled plastic bottles and other plastics derived from plant extracts. Hyundai claims the parallel hybrid can be tethered to a wall socket for extra amps.

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Brammo Enertia

March 7, 2009


The Enertia is a plug-in bike that does 0-60 MPH in under 4 seconds and can go for up to 50 miles on one charge. the bike has six 12 Volt lithium-phosphate batteries. It weighs less than 150kg, and most of the weight is near the road because the fuel tank isn’t needed. The price is from USD11,995 to USD14,995 depending on when you want to get.

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Invisible Streetlight

February 24, 2009


Invisible streetlight by Jongoh Lee has been designed to depict the processes of photosynthesis conducted by plants using solar energy.

By saving energy from sunlight during the day like actual trees, it emits light at night. the Lights’ flexible body can be directly wrapped around a tree branch with no support required, blending into the surrounding environment.

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Solar Cells

February 23, 2009


An idea so simple. It get rid of the additional charging holder, cables, sockets, broken finger nails…
But… does batteries explode when it is exposed to too much heat?

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HYmini

January 3, 2009


You have seen solar powered gadgets, you have seen hand cranked devices, now there is wind power.
“HYmini is a handheld, universal charger/adapter device that harnesses renewable wind power / solar power and conventional wall plug power to recharge almost all your 5V digital gadgets.”
Claims on the web that you can have a talk time of 4 mintues on your mobile after charging for 20 minutes… how to charge?

Strap it to your arm and go inline skating… or keep moving your arms really fast… or go live in a windy place.

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