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Solio Universal Solar Charger Kit

Well designed and high functioning, the Solio Universal solar charger kit is great for power in a pinch on a sunny day.

By February 14, 2006

4 stars Editors' rating February 14, 2006

"Updated versions of the Solio Universal Charger Kit are available here."


Maker of Solio gadget chargers secures $5 million

Better Energy Systems, which creates portable, flower-shaped solar chargers for mobile devices, secured its first round of funding.

By July 8, 2008


Solio Classic: Need your phone charging, petal?

Looking for a portable phone or iPod charger that doesn't need mains electricity? You'll want a lovely flower-shaped Solio Classic solar-powered charger

By June 13, 2008


The Real Deal 196: Emergency preparedness tech (podcast)

What tech is necessary for your emergency kit? We cover some ideas and take some from the audience.

By February 4, 2010


Solar chargers no longer ugly ducklings

Latest options for charging small electronics with solar panels are designed for home use, rather than just camping. Another improvement: manufacturers offer take-back programs for spent batteries.

By January 12, 2010


CES 2010: Charge of the wireless brigade

CES 2010 saw a broad range of products in one particular category that take many of the headaches out of your everyday life. The humble charger is having a makeover

By January 13, 2010


Green comes from bottom up and top down

Both industry heavyweights and start-ups are pushing green-tech products at CES, a sign that eco-innovation is spreading in the consumer electronics business.

By January 9, 2010


Novothink unveils Apple-certified solar charger for iPod, iPhone

Surge is a sleek solar charger case for the iPhone and iPod touch.

By November 30, 2009


Could nanotech create speech-powered phones?

Research could pave the way for battery-free gadgets that harness sound waves for power.

By December 3, 2008


Photos: How green is my gadget

There's a growing number of eco-friendly options out there, whether in the gadgets themselves or in the accessories and services that go along with them.

By February 5, 2008