[ Green Gadgets ] Solar Case iPowerUp fueled by solar power

[ Green Gadgets ] Solar Case iPowerUp fueled by solar power

Gadget Specialist iPowerUp has a new green offering in the form of the iPower SGIII solar case. It's an ecological protective case that comes with an integrated spare battery (lithium - polymer battery, 1600 mAh) for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Oh yes, not for your iPhone, sorry. The... more »

[07.10.2013]

Solar tech industry seeing job cuts

Solar tech industry seeing job cuts

Going green may be in but it's not always a good business. Why, solar industry in Germany even has to cut down about 40 percent of jobs. This is compared to last year's number of empoyees. Solar cell manufacturing industry now only has about 5,830 employees, down by 41 percent from... more »

[20.09.2013]

MIT researchers develop new chip that gets energy from light, heat and vibrations

MIT researchers develop new chip that gets energy from light, heat and vibrations

A group of MIT researchers recently developed a new chip that is said to get energy from three different sources and store them to future use. The MIT chip can simultaneously get energy from light, heat, and vibrations thanks to a control system that harvest energy from the... more »

[10.07.2012]

Solar Powered Cap keeps your head cool

Solar Powered Cap keeps your head cool

How's summer so far? It's been very warm this year I don't know how to cool myself all the time. Staying inside an air-conditioned room is a must but for the times I need to go out, it's just a pain in my skin. It's scorching hot outside I wish I could wear a helmet with aircon,... more »

[11.06.2012]

Logitech intros Wireless Solar Keyboard K760

Logitech intros Wireless Solar Keyboard K760

The earth is in trouble. And by that I mean it's the reason by people are going green. One clear sign is that companies are coming up with more energy-efficient products starting with solar-powered one. Any solar powered product, I would support like this Logitech Wireless Solar... more »

[01.06.2012]

[People @ Light+Building] Sometimes Sun, Sometimes Rain

[People @ Light+Building] Sometimes Sun, Sometimes Rain

Bertram Schüber isn't standing in the rain, but water is running on the small roof behind him. Between the brick a solar module is screwed in. It should be noted that this is between, not on the brick. Some homeowners find this more attractive. Why are you letting the water... more »

[16.04.2012]

[CES 2012] SolarKindle: Amazon e-reader cover gone green

[CES 2012] SolarKindle: Amazon e-reader cover gone green

I hope something like this is released for the iPad then maybe I'd rethink of getting one. Then again the SolarKindle makes the Kindle Fire more attractive now. Kindle e-reader owners can now get along with the environment with this solar charger. It features a bright LED... more »

[09.01.2012]

IKEA in California goes green with electric charging stations

IKEA in California goes green with electric charging stations

We all know how low emission cars have special treatment in California. The state is determined to be a green environment, encouraging its people to go green in any way. And since this seems to become a long-term effort, public establishments in California should take advantage... more »

[14.12.2011]

Samsung Solar Powered Internet School heading to Africa

Samsung Solar Powered Internet School heading to Africa

Samsung has got a new project called the Solar Powered Internet School. It's currently being tested in Boksberg at the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy. Finally, a good thing for Mother Earth from Samsung. The Solar Powered Internet School came about as a Corporate... more »

[27.10.2011]

Blackfriars Railway Station goes solar with a bridge

Blackfriars Railway Station goes solar with a bridge

Built way back in 1886, the Blackfriars Railway station in London is turning green. Why, a 64,583 square feet solar bridge on its roof is currently being built. The energy that will be generated is said to be used to power the station or at least half of it. Being used on... more »

[24.10.2011]