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Eco-Friendly Mobile Phone – Sony Ericsson Elm

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on September 8th, 2010

Sony Ericsson Elm

I’ve had the good fortune to review a new eco-friendly mobile phone by Sony Ericsson. The Sony Ericsson Elm looks like just any other full-featured mobile phone, but has a whole raft of eco-friendly features. Features include use of recycled plastics, electronic manual on the phone, no hazardous chemicals, minimised packaging and water-based paints. (more…)

Emergency Solar Charger for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on September 4th, 2010
Emergency Solar Charger for Apple iPhone - with iPhone

Emergency Solar Charger - Charging iPhone

As the name suggests, the Emergency Solar Charger for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch is a compact little solar-powered battery and charger, which can be used to charge up your iPod Touch or iPhone in an emergency. The charger contains a battery which is charged up via the solar panel. When you need the extra power, you just connect the charger to the iPhone. The charger will automatically charge the iPhone, giving it roughly 20% of charge. (more…)

Devotec Solar Sound 2 – Solar-powered Bluetooth Speakers

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 24th, 2010
Solar Sound 2 - via Bluetooth to iPhone

Solar Sound 2 - via Bluetooth to iPhone

Devotec Industries have been kind enough to send me their latest creation to review – namely the Devotec Solar Sound 2, which is a solar-powered speaker that plays music from your computer or phone via Bluetooth.

The quality of sound from the speakers is exceptionally good, despite the relatively small size of the speakers. What’s more, is if you receive a call on your mobile phone whilst using the speakers, you can use the speakers as a handsfree kit too! (more…)

Solar-Powered LED Book Light

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 19th, 2010
Solar-Powered Book Light - Standing Up

Book Light - Standing Up

The Solar-Powered Book Light gadget was sent to me to review by Useful Things who specialise in practical and inexpensive gadgets for the home, office and for traveling. Essentially the gadget is a compact LED light for reading your book at night, which charges up during the day via its solar panel. (more…)

Proporta Hessian and Recycled Leather Eco-Friendly iPhone 3GS Case

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on June 7th, 2010

Proporta were kind enough to send me a Recycled Leather Eco iPhone Case, designed for the latest iPhone 3GS model. The case uses completely sustainable materials, and includes a natural hessian lining in addition to the recycled leather for the outer casing. (more…)

Proporta Hessian iPhone 3GS Pouch Case

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on June 7th, 2010
iPhone 3GS Case Hessian Pouch

iPhone 3GS Case Hessian Pouch

This is the 2nd iPhone case by Proporta that I’m reviewing (see the 1st review – a Recycled Leather and Hessian iPhone Case), which is a mobile phone pouch for the iPhone 3GS made from hessian fibre. Your iPhone just slides into the case like a little sock. Simple, but effective. (more…)

Infinit IV2.1 Solar Charger Backpack Review

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on February 9th, 2010

Solar Charging Infinit Rucksack IV2.1

Today I have the privilege of reviewing a stunning piece of eco-friendly gadgetry, namely the Infinit IV2.1 Solar Charger Backpack.

The backpack features a large 2.4W solar panel, neatly integrated on the front of the bag. The solar panel is used to charge up an internal battery, which can then be used to charge up your mobile phone, GPS navigation gadgets, the iPhone, the iPod, and devices that charge up via a mini USB socket. (more…)