Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.
The company has apparently spent a lot of time studying charging methods for the iWatch, according to a report in The New York Times.
Eton is previewing its next-generation rugged Bluetooth speakers at CES. Both have built-in solar panels like their predecessors.
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At an event in London, the CEA invited companies to show off some of the wackier accessories and gadgets that will be on show at the 2014 CES show in Las Vegas.
A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.
Headphones fitted with a stylish solar panel restore the power lost when playing music on your smartphone.
This compact $99 Bluetooth speaker has a splash-resistant design and fully charges in directly sunlight in around 5 hours.
The Eton Rukus comes in a white model for $99 and a black model that adds solar charging for $50 more. Both models have built-in rechargeable batteries and are due out around May of this year.
The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 that earned our Editor's Choice award earlier this month is now available in a Mac version replete with all the familiar keys you'd find on Apple keyboards--music and brightness controls, command keys, and an eject key in the corner.
GM Ventures invests in solar panel maker and project developer Sunlogics for solar canopies and large solar arrays at GM facilities.