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Powertrekk fuel cell charger to be released in spring

Powertrekk, which uses water and a fuel cell puck to charge your phone in an emergency situation, is scheduled for a U.S. launch in April.

By February 1, 2013


Powertrekk fuel cell recharger makes a splash

During a demo of a new fuel cell recharging system, the water reservoir takes aim at Rafe Needleman, and lets him have it.

By January 13, 2012


Powertrekk powers your portable with pee (or water)

Just don't stand too close when you're loading up the water reservoir, as it can make a bit of a splash.

By January 10, 2012


PowerTrekk charges phone with water, hydrogen

Pocket-size device, one of the first hydrogen fuel packs for phones and mobile devices to hit the market, lets you power up where the sun don't shine.

By February 14, 2011


Phone out of juice? Scientists want to recharge it with urine

It's a liquid gold rush! Scientists find yet another way to power our smartphones (and other devices) with pee.

By July 16, 2013


Pee power! African teens create urine-fueled generator

Four enterprising young African girls put together a generator that runs on a plentiful natural resource. Whether or not it could work efficiently is a different story.

By November 8, 2012


Top 10 phone charger concepts

With smart phones getting ever bigger, ever brighter and ever more powerful, we need a step-change in charger thinking. Enchargenate!

By February 8, 2012


Crave 72: Laser sharks in 3D (podcast)

Samsung's touch-screen window, an R2-worthy 3D projector, Kinect-controlled skateboards, toilet tech, zombie tech, and of course, Geek News.

By January 17, 2012


Crave at CES: A bouncy, splashy second day

If your eyes are crossing from all the sights at CES, put on some of those comfortable new 3D glasses and take a look at some highlights from our second full day at the O.K. Gadget Corral.

By January 10, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 1408: We have Cyber Issues (podcast)

On today's show, a whole collection of Apple rumors: iPhone 5 with a keyboard? That's just crazy talk. Almost as crazy as letting Apple take a 30% cut of your magazine or newspaper subscription costs by "taking advantage" of their new subscription store. Plus, Facebook is officially the entire Internet, as it gets both dedicated phone buttons and a Facebook SIM card. Plus, the U.S. finally commits to the Internet, Netflix finally arrives on Boxee, and we finally get a Plants vs. Zombies board game. I know you were waiting. --Molly

By February 15, 2011