How to Produce Electricity with Only Paper, a Pencil and Tape

Device made using a pencil, some paper and some tape, can generate enough electricity to power small electronics, courtesy of researchers from University of Tokyo. A...

PoWiFi Powers Devices Wirelessly, Eliminates Batteries

PoWiFi is a system that allows simultaneous wireless transfer of power and data to electronic devices using existing WiFi infrastructure, giving a glimpse of...
Static Discharge from a Van de Graaf Generator

Static Electricity Could Power Mobile Phones

One of the first ways we harnessed static electricity was to drag our shoes on the carpeted floor in the dry air of winter,...

Ginko Tree – The Eco-Friendly, Fast and Efficient Solar Charger

Ginko tree, a stylish solar power charger named after the beautiful Japanese tree, can charge two smartphones simultaneously in just two hours. Solar chargers are...

3 Eco Friendly Gadgets for Music Lovers

Sometimes it's hard to keep the environment in mind when there are so many cool electronic devices now, and all with their own endless...

‘Cold Pot’: A Bio Air Conditioner That Cools Down Air Using Only Water

Ever since IPCC released their report last week, warnings for rising temperatures and urges to switch to efficient and renewable energy sources, have flooded...

Quilo – An Innovative and Energy Efficient Evaporative Cooler Hits Market

Evaporative air coolers are a very good energy efficient alternative to classic, freon air conditioners. In fact, our own bodies are cooled by transpiration...

Energy Floors Transform Kinetic Energy from Dancing into Electricity

Floors which harvest kinetic energy to produce electricity have already been used in sports arenas with implementation in running tracks and fields. This development is...
Smart wi-fi and charging date palm tree

Smart Palm Trees are the New WiFi Hotspots of Dubai

Smart Palm trees, being fully solar-powered, are sustainable, date palm tree shaped Wi-Fi hotspots that also offer gadget charging and weather forecast information along...

Portable Fuel Cell Charger by Horizon, Now Available Commercially

Horizon, a fuel cell manufacturing company from Singapore, has recently unveiled a small hydrogen fuel cell charger that could juice your gadgets (PDA, phone, MP3, etc). It's called MiniPAK, and it uses refillable solid-state hydrogen cartridges (called HydroSTIK) to store its power.