Spring is almost here. Some tech for the great outdoors. I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. One of my favorite companies when it comes to outdoor tech…comes from Brooklyn of all places. But BioLite is making it easier for those of us love the idea of being off grid, even if it is only for a little while. It makes stoves that burn sticks and twigs …and can generate electricity to recharge your phone or other gadgets. New is the SolarPanel 5+, that uses the sun to charge an internal battery…and includes a sundial to help you keep it pointed properly. A new CookStove has a rechargeable battery that powers a fan used to fan flames…or charge your gear. And then there’s the very versatile PowerLite Mini. BioLite’s Erica Rosen…
“ You can use it as a lantern, but you can also use it as a headlamp alternative, you can also use it as a bike light.”
It would also be a great emergency light to keep in the car. It can flash red or act as a white strobe. There’s more at BioLiteenergy.com. You can find us at BootCamp.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.