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Mobile Power, Just Add Water

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Mobile Power, Just Add Water

Stockholm-based mFC presents PowerTrekk, a portable charger with a wet difference-- using water to power up a hydrogen fuel cell charging its internal battery.

On display at Mobile World Congress 2011, it provides an extra boost for users on the go and connects to any device using a USB connection.

The PowerTrekk combines a built-in Li-ion battery pack/buffer with a PowerPukk mobile-H2 cartridge. Continue reading...

Solar Power From a Tablet Case

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Solar Power From a Tablet Case

Voltaic's Spark might look like a regular tablet case, but it carries solar panels (generating 8W of power) and a universal battery pack.

The battery carries as much power as an iPad's battery and takes 8-9 hours of sunlight to fully charge. It can also charge through USB ports.

Power output comes from 2 USB ports-- a 650 mA port and a 2 Amps "high-power" port. It can charge most tablets' batteries, Continue reading...

Device Charging Through Kinetic Energy

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Device Charging Through Kinetic Energy

The nPower PEG charges handheld devices without a wall unit-- it collects kinetic energy generated as the user moves.

The user places the charger vertically in their backpack or bag, where it collects energy the generates while walking or running.

It is compatible with over 3000 USB 2.0 compatible devices (including phones, media players and game consoles) through various iGo adapter tips. However Continue reading...

Designer iPod Nano to Watch Conversions

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Designer iPod Nano to Watch Conversions

Design house Minimal (whose clients include Microsoft to Nike) turns its attention at iPod Nanos to wristwatch conversion.

After all, it was Steve Jobs himself who suggested the Nano could be used as a timepiece.

The company offers 2 products-- Tik Tok and Luna Tik.

The Tik Tok is a simple plastic design into which users snap the Nano. The player can be easily popped out by pushing through a hole Continue reading...

Scale VGA Up To HD

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Scale VGA Up To HD

Gefen announces its VGA to HD scaler, allowing users to connect any device using VGA-format video to their HD TVs.

The device upscales audio/video (from resolutions down to 320x240 resolution) to 1080p HD for any HD display or projector.

Front-panel buttons provide control for dynamic video adjustments (noise reduction and detail anchancement).

It carries x1 VGA, x1 coax, x1 TOSlink and L/R RCA Continue reading...

Hasbro Brings 3-D on iPod

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Hasbro Brings 3-D on iPod

American toy maker reveals a handheld device called My3D that attaches to iPod or iPhone to delivers 3D apps for gaming, virtual travel experiences and entertainment content. My3D targets adults as well as Hasbro kids.

Like binoculars with a slot for inserting iPod or iPhone, My3D sells in USA for  $30. Hasbro will sign up stores where Apple's iPhones and iPod touches are available.

Hasbro has signed Continue reading...

Withings Weighs in With WiFi Scale

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Withings Weighs in With WiFi Scale

Withings' body scale is the first connect to the internet via WiFi to upload users' weight data.

The scale connects to the users' online account and uploads their weight data automatically whenever they weigh themselves. It recognises up to 8 different users. They can access their personal account and data through internet browser or iPhone app.

Weight data is used to monitor user progress. Users Continue reading...

Fearful Of Device Radiation?

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Fearful Of Device Radiation?

Turnchip believes it can reduce the effects of harmful radiation, also known as electrosmog, that increases cancer risks especially among the young.

The manufacturer claims after 10 years of research its flexible carbon strip, when attached to any wireless device that emits radiation, will provide protection. The strip is long lasting and re-usable (in case one buys a new device).

Scientific Continue reading...

Digital TV In One Tiny Package

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Digital TV In One Tiny Package

Terratec's T1 is a thumb-sized digital TV tuner for PC or Mac. Connecting via USB 2.0, and supports HDTV and Dolby Digital, it's the smallest Terratec portable tuner.

The package includes DVB-T antenna, aerial adapter, and remote control.

Terratec's Home Cinema software handles various TV applications, like video recording, multi tuner support and picture-in-picture functions.

Internet Continue reading...

Juice Up Your iPhone Wherever, Whenever

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Juice Up Your iPhone Wherever, Whenever

Mophie's Juice Pack is an external battery that charges any device from the iPhone/iPod line. The company says it charges up to twice as fast as conventional batteries.

It also contains a bright LED flashlight.

The Juice Pack comes in two models - Boost with 1500mAh capacity and Reserve with 1000mAh capacity.

Both models' connector is retractable and the exterior is two-tone metallic Continue reading...

Dune's Latest Media Player is Lite

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Dune's Latest Media Player is Lite

The Dune HD Lite 53D is the first in a series of entry-level universal media players. While small in size, it supports most audio and video formats, and plays both standard and HD video.

The player has 2 USB ports, an SD card slot and an eSATA port. An internal HDD can also be installed. It has a built in ethernet port and BitTorrent client.

Video output is provided by HDMI, composite and Continue reading...

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