Rotating Power Strip

This is a clever concept from Japanese designer Takumi Yoshida: a tower of power outlets each rotating individually so you can plug in all your gadgets without them interfering with each other. I like it but have a couple of suggestions that would need to be implemented before I would buy one: 1) three hole…

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Angstrom G2 portable fuel cell

We are all waiting for the first fuel cell gadgets to come out but instead of a fuel cell powered phone or mini-pc the first fuel cell gadget many of us own will be something like the Angstrom G2 portable fuel cell. It has 8 fuel cell modules that put out a total of 2W…

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Lumeta Adhesive Solar Panels

Solar panels that stick to your roof with adhesive? yep, that Lumeta Powerply from DRI Energy. Each 8′ x 4′ panel puts out a peak power of 380w an weighs just 54lbs, so they can be fixed to many roofs without additional support or reinforcement. Of course that 380w output will be reduced depending on…

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Travel Charger Bag

GentlemensGadgets came across this travel charger bag that at first glance looks like a good solution for the traveling gadget addict but we think they are approaching the problem from the wrong direction. We used to travel a lot, and my wife currently travels almost every week (in the last month she has been in…

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Eee PC 900 – battery life not good

Blogeee has done some testing of the battery shipped with the Eee PC 900 and the performance is not that impressive. With the display at 100% using openoffice word processor spreadsheet etc they only got 82 minutes of life out of the battery, stop using the mouse turn off wifi and turn the screen down…

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Sony fuel cell prototype

Everyone is showing off their fuel cells today. This is a prototype from Sony, a 2″ x 1.2″ methanol hybrid fuel cell that can put out up to 3W and can power a video phone long enough to watch 14hrs of movies while only using 10ml of methanol fuel. Enough with the prototypes, give us…

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Devotec Solar Charger

New from Devotec is this inexpensive ($40) solar charger with an 1800mAh battery. It takes 12 hours of good sunshine to charge the battery or you can charge it by AC or USB in 4 hours, and it comes with charging tips for Nokia old, Nokia new/N series, Sony Ericsson, Motorola/Blackberry/mini USB and Samsung phones…

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Samsung battery give 10% longer life to laptops

According to the Korea Times Samsung SDI has signed a deal to provide laptop batteries to Dell and HP. The new batteries have 7.7% more capacity, 10% more in-use time, and recharges quicker than the 2600mAh batteries currently in use. Samsung also plan on an even more powerful 3000mAh battery in the near future. (more…

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Dual ac to usb charger

Another gadget intended to make the lives of frequent travelers easier: this dual ac to usb charger allows you to charge two devices at the same time. It comes in 4 colors (white, black, pink and blue), is 59×51×18.5mm (2.32″ x 2″ x 0.73″) and weighs just 43 grams (1.5oz). (via akihabaranews)

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