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Eton BoostSolar battery pack gives your devices a boost (pictures)

Eton unveiled at CES 2013 its solar-powered battery back, the BoostSolar, that also works as a regular battery back. The charger offers a decent amount of juice, looks good, is water-resistant, rugged, and costs just $100.

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CNET editor Dong Ngo has been involved with technology since 2000, starting with testing gadgets and writing code for CNET Labs' benchmarks. He now manages CNET San Francisco Labs, reviews 3D printers, networking/storage devices, and also writes about other topics from online security to new gadgets and how technology impacts the life of people around the world.
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LAS VEGAS--The Eton BoostSolar sports a 5-inch solar panel on one side...
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...On the other side, it has a battery bay that house a 4,000mAh lithium battery.
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The battery pack is thin, rugged, and very light.
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The battery, when full, has enough juice to charge an iPhone from empty to full twice.
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It comes with USB ports to be charged directly from a regular standard USB charger.
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The charger also comes with USB ports to charge and to be charged using regular standard USB chargers from a wall socket.

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