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DIY Eco-Friendly Phone Charger Dock

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 [...]

DIY Solar Powered MP3 Boombox GhettoBlaster

For us tinkerers, there’s nothing more satisfying than making your own gadgets, especially if you’re making eco-friendly gadgets. The DIY Solar Powered Boombox is a relatively simple speaker and amplifier unit that cost just $75 to make! The system is [...]

SunCat Batteries – Rechargeable Batteries with Solar Cells

A chap by the name of Knut Karlsen has been playing with flexible solar panels, and developed a basic solar-powered rechargeable battery concept. Using some specially cut solar cells, the cells have been wrapped around NiMH rechargeable batteries. When the [...]

Solar Powered Nintendo DS lite

It appears that the Nintendo DS Lite was made for solar panels, as the Instructables author dark sponge has created a useful solar charger for the DS Lite. The top face has enough space for two 60x60mm solar cells side [...]

Eco Tutor: Solar Heating for your Home

This guest article was kindly written by Ron Bean of The Green Chameleon. It’s a great introduction to domestic Solar Heating and how it all works. It’s that time of year again – time to break out the sweaters, winter [...]

Solar-Powered Nintendo Wii System

The team over at Tom’s Hardware Guide have had a flash of inspiration and created a new eco gadget, a solar powered Wii gamestation. Using a high-def screen, a Wii, solar panel, inverter and heavy duty battery, they’ve created a [...]