Gadget Has No AC Adapter? MAKE YOUR OWN!

Question everyone: Do you happen to still own any electronics and/or gadgets that are ONLY battery-powered? If you do, it sure does suck when you get to a point with those devices when the batteries are dead, you have no replacements, and there’s an opportunity for AC power, BUT your device has NO AC power input! OH NOES!!11!! No worries, though, you could always try to convert them to run on the grid by building a fake battery pack and hooking it up to an AC power adapter…. Continue reading “Gadget Has No AC Adapter? MAKE YOUR OWN!”

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”

Turn Fire into Electricity, Thanks to the PowerPot, a Portable Electric Generator!

This is the PowerPot, a power-generating pot utilizes thermoelectric modules in order to convert temperature differences into a 5-, 10- or 15-watt regulated power stream, necessary for powering up multiple USB devices (i.e., smartphones, GPS devices, LED lamps, etc.). While the traditional way to create those temperature differences is putting a pot of cold water over an open flame, the PowerPot is adaptable to other configurations (i.e., a pot filled with snow over a thermal spring).   Should you use the pot over fire method, you can also use the pot to boil water or cook food as you charge your USB gadgets.

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