By Sarah ParsonsPosted 05.13.2011 at 11:44 am 0 Comments
Hydrogen fuel cells have exploded onto the market as convenient chargers for your handheld devices. Plugged in via USB ports, the cells don't have to rely on wind or sun to stave off irritating "battery low!" messages.
Battle gear inspires a better battery-powered jacket
By Mark AndersPosted 09.29.2009 at 10:00 am 0 Comments
Soldiers sometimes lug more than 30 pounds of batteries to run GPS units and other critical gear, so San Francisco company Ardica set out to give them a lighter power pack. Now a civilian version lets the rest of us charge our phones—and stay warm. Ardica’s Moshi Power System is the first to charge your heated winter clothes, like this jacket from Mountain Hardwear, and your gadgets.
By Gregory MonePosted 09.13.2007 at 3:40 pm 6 Comments
For those of you who are chronically short of USB ports on your notebook, the Microsoft Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 offers an elegant new solution.
The wireless mouse has its own Flash drive with 1GB of memory, allowing you to move files around without tying up one of those precious ports. And for those of you who like to test your eyesight by sitting at the other end of the room from your screen, it also works from 30 feet away.—Gregory Mone