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Best computer accessories

The term "peripherals" is wide-reaching on purpose to include all the accessories that will surely c

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Eton Rukus Xtreme

Eton is previewing its next-generation rugged Bluetooth speakers at CES. Both have built-in solar panels like their predecessors.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Cobra CPP 300

The CPP 50, 100, and 300 enable users to juice of their mobile device's battery when no outlets are to be found.

By Jan. 5, 2014

MSRP: $49.95

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Buy your flat-pack solar panels at Ikea in the UK

Swedish furniture company Ikea rolls out solar panels alongside its usual table, chair, and home accessory offerings.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750

Logitech's K750 wireless solar keyboard gets our Editors' Choice Award for being an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional input devices with convenient extras and an affordable price.

By Jul. 31, 2011

4 stars Editor's rating Jul. 31, 2011
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Robots pivot solar panels to face the sun

Just like a sunflower turns its head toward the sun, smart and efficient solar panels must do the same for maximum energy absorption. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits Qbotix in Menlo Park, Calif., where the company introduced a new robotic tracking system that mechanically pivots solar panels, saving energy and money.

By Aug. 31, 2012

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Got a deck? Solar panels now a plug-in appliance

A do-it-yourself kit for installing a handful of solar panels lets people dip their toes into grid-tied solar power.

By May. 12, 2012

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In battle with squirrels, solar panels finally claim victory

After suffering a solar panel power outage due to squirrels with a taste for electrical cables, CNET's Martin LaMonica evens the score and learns his lesson.

By Feb. 21, 2012

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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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GE: Solar panels will be as easy to install as new roof

A $5.9 million research program seeks to cut the installation cost of solar in half for home systems by building standardized components for racking and wiring.

By Oct. 26, 2011

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Piecemeal solar panels (photos)

More companies are developing solar systems that can be installed a few panels at a time, bringing down the hefty upfront cost of solar photovoltaics.

6 Images By Aug. 30, 2010