Alternative Energy

Friday Gear Report: 10/21/2011

If the iPhone Survival App article excited you, your gone to love this. Eton has released an unobtrusively designed solar charger/case just for the iPhone named the Mobius ($79).

The Mobius features:

A lithium-ion battery
Monocrystal solar panel
Battery charge indicator and solar charge indicator
Wide holes to keep all the buttons, ports, and camera unobstructed

Eton claims the battery is […]

By |October 21st, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|0 Comments

Friday Gear Report: 10/14/11

The Eton Raptor ($99) is a survival gadget with lots personalities to offer, “I’m a solar charger, I’m a compass, I’m an altimeter, I’m – I’m…”.

Raptor fills 7 needs in a single ruggedized package:

Enhanced monocrystal solar panel
LED flashlight
Digital Clock with an alarm
Compass
Altimeter
Barometer and thermometer
Bottle opener

With a 1800-mAh lithium ion battery and USB port for off […]

By |October 14th, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|0 Comments

Nokero N200 Review

Friday Gear Report: 6/24/11 brought you the Nokero N200; the second in a line of solar light bulb products from Nokero. Where the original Nokero N100 left me underwhelmed, the N200 picked up the slack.

The Nokero N200 features a three-position switch allowing the user to choose from: off, low output, and high output. On its low […]

By |July 27th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|0 Comments

Friday Gear Report: 6/24/11

In September 2010 I introduced you to the Nokero N100 Solar Lightbulb and in April 2011 we reviewed it. The solar light that mostly could (for our purposes). Now Nokero has come out with an N200.

The new and improved N200 features a design that allows for a single large solar panel and a switch that […]

By |June 24th, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|1 Comment

Nokero Solar Light Bulb Review

In September of 2010 I introduced you to the Nokero Solar Light Bulb. Now it’s time to give you my thoughts after months of strict scientific testing. Ok, so it was not very scientific. Basically we just dreamed up random stuff to do to the three we received and observed how they did.

The Nokero Soloar […]

By |April 13th, 2011|Survival Gear Reviews|6 Comments

Joos Orange Solar Panel Review – Finally A Panel That Works Well

Roughly six months ago I got wind that a new personal size solar charger was hitting the market soon. The marketing material made some very bold claims at which most people in the gadget world scoffed at. Having been a little disappointed in my Solio, I did not hold out much hope, but signed up to be alerted […]

By |January 28th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|3 Comments

Nokero Solar Light Blub

The Nokero Solar Light Bulb is the brain child of Mr. Stephen Katsaros and delivers a unique solution to an all to common problem – how do you produce light safely without traditional power sources.

I love solar gadgets especially for hurricane preps and camping. They cut down on having to drag a lot of batteries […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Friday Survival Gear Reports|2 Comments
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