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Solar Power for Your Mobile Phone

Techstination feature for Thursday, April 15, 2010

Solar power for your mobile phone. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. With a lot more public awareness these days about energy alternatives, companies are building solar panels into all kinds of things. There's one built into SolarVoice 908 Bluetooth headset from I.Tech. If you're a Bluetooth fan who works or spends a lot of time outdoors, you never have to worry about charging. For charging all kinds of gadgets via the sells a number of solutions including the versatile PowerMonkey eXplorer. CableOrganizer's Christina Hansen...

"It looks just like a cell phone. It flips open, about the same size. But when you do flip it open, it's full of solar cells. And once those are exposed to six hours of sunlight you have a full charge and you can plug in your PDA, your cell phone. And it's small so it's great for travel."

It comes with a variety of tips for different devices and sells for about a hundred fifty dollars. You can find us with archives, interviews and more at I'm Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Gadgets | Mobile Devices