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Powcell Solar-Powered iPhone Charger Sleeve

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 5th, 2009

Powcell iPhone Solar Charger Fitted

Solar charger gadgets are not exactly breaking news these days, but the Powcell solar charger is a little different in that its a bespoke case for an iPhone. The Powcell charger includes an internal battery which is charged via the solar panel, which is then used to charge the iPhone battery. (more…)

Loop – Greenhouse Water Saving Gadget

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 4th, 2009

Loop - Water Saving Gadget

Growing plants in a greenhouse can be pretty useful for controlling pests and managing the environment for optimal growing conditions. However, greenhouses are usually humid due to water being evaporated and transpired by the plants. Loop is a water saving gadget that condenses moisture from the air and returns water back to the soil for the plants to use again. (more…)

Pulsar Men’s Solar Powered Tech Gear Dive Watch

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 3rd, 2009

Pulsar Solar Powered Watch

I’m sure many of you will agree, something frustrating about watches is that the battery needs changing every so often. Getting a watch battery usually costs a few quid, and is usually hassle too. Solar-powered watches are slowly becoming more common and cheaper, and the Pulsar Men’s Solar Powered Tech Gear Dive Watch is a great example of a solar-powered watch that’s both desirable and affordable. (more…)

Eco Gadget Gallery for July 2009

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 1st, 2009

The Shweeb – Pedal-Powered Monorail Pods

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 31st, 2009

The Shweeb - A Pedal-Powered Monorail Pods

The Shweeb is a new attraction in the Agroventures Adventure Park in Rotorua, New Zealand where you cycle around a mono-rail system within a specially designed pod. There are 2 tracks, each running for 200 metres. Using nothing but leg power, you use less than half the energy compared to cycling to whiz around the track at speeds of up to 50kph! (more…)

Devotec Industries Solar Sound Bluetooth Speakers

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 30th, 2009

Devotec Industries Solar Sound

Devotec Industries have launched a solar-powered Bluetooth-enabled speaker gadget that allows Bluetooth-enabled phones to be connected wirelessly to the speakers. The speakers work with any Bluetooth-enabled music playing device, typically found in mobile phones including the iPhone. For devices without Bluetooth, you simply plug in the included 3.5mm stereo cable into the headphone socket of your music player. (more…)

Picnic Plus PSR-159N Solar Cooler Bag with Speakers

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 29th, 2009

Solar Cool Bag - Picnic Plus PSR-159N

If you’re out having a picnic, it’s a fair chance you’ll appreciate some music whilst you’re out enjoying the fresh air. The Picnic Plus PSR-159N Solar Cooler Bag helps you do just that with a built-in solar panel and a pair of speakers. The solar panel is designed to charge up your mobile phone and music gadgets. You can also plug your music player into the speakers using the 3.5mm stereo plug. (more…)

Maplin Electricity Monitoring Meter

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 27th, 2009

Energy Saving Meter

The Maplin Electricity Monitoring Meter is an easy to use energy consumption meter that will allow you to measure just how much energy you’re consuming at any given time. You can also keep track of how much energy you’ve been using in the past, as well as an overall average of your consumption. (more…)

Verilux ReadyLight Solar Rechargeable Flashlight

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 24th, 2009

Verilux ReadyLight Solar Rechargeable Flashlight

If you don’t fancy using hand power to charge up your flashlight, then perhaps the Verilux ReadyLight Solar Rechargeable Flashlight is for you? Just leave the torch in sunlight when not in use, then it’ll be charged and ready to go when you need it. (more…)

DIY Eco-Friendly Phone Charger Dock

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 23rd, 2009

DIY Eco-Friendly Phone Charger Complete

If you love a little DIY gadgetry, then take a look at this simple Eco-Friendly Mobile Phone Charger gadget. You put your mobile phone inside and connect it to the phone charger to charge it up. To electrically switch off the charger (so that it doesn’t use any energy), you simply close the lid! (more…)