Nowadays, Even a USB Charger Can Be Converted Into a Linux Computer…

Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer

HEY YOU! Are you in need a truly portable Linux computer? Then I have good news for you; head on over to NODE, and Chris Robinson will show how to build a Linux-powered computer from a USB charger. Then you’ll have your precious Linux computer for ultimate portability.  After setting up the whole sha-bang, you can set it up as a TOR relay, a media server, a personal VPN, or whatever else you want! HOORAY!! Continue reading “Nowadays, Even a USB Charger Can Be Converted Into a Linux Computer…”

EcoXPower: Charge Your Phone & Head/Tail Lights While You Bike

It may not be news to most people of using the power of pedaling your bicycle to charge your phone or power headlights.  However, the folks over at the EcoXPower are bringing a whole new concept to the table (sort of).  Their new device for your bicycle will allow you to power BOTH your phone and lights at the SAME TIME!  THE FUTURE!!   Continue reading “EcoXPower: Charge Your Phone & Head/Tail Lights While You Bike”

Charge you Cell Phone with FIRE (or candles) & SCIENCE!

For the second time in the last month, the transformer on my street went haywire and the power went out on our street for a few hours.  Fortunately, we had plenty of flashlights and candles (old school FTW) to keep the house well-lit enough; unfortunatley, my phone’s battery is about to die, and there was no available power. DIY weblog Tinkernut shows us how to power your phone with the heat of one of those candles, thanks to thermodynamics, thermoelectric effects, and a Peltier effect device.

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Ladies & Gentlemen, I Give You: The Ray Solar-Powered Charger

It’s a bright, sunny day. You’re traveling in the car and it packed with other people, all of them are using their electronic devices, ranging from phones, video game systems, etc. However, you’ve run into a problem; the car has only so many plugs for car adapters, all of them are being used, and your phone is running out of juice (AND YOU NEED IT … Continue reading Ladies & Gentlemen, I Give You: The Ray Solar-Powered Charger

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