LED Bulbs Get Cheaper and More Competitive Than Ever

Leading lighting companies like Philips Lighting and Cree predict that LED bulbs are soon to overtake the mass-market with their new highly competitive price...

EnduraLED from Philips Lasts for 25,000 Hours and Saves You Money

Incandescent light bulbs are fading away as their younger LED brothers come to the market and get cheaper by the day. A new innovation from Philips, called EnduraLED, can provide as much light as a 60W incandescent bulb, but in the meanwhile consuming only 12 W from the wall socket, thus extending its applications in the mobile lighting / solar powered territory.

DIY: Home Built Steam Powered iPod Charger

What can you do with a steam powered engine, a LEGO toy kit, some wood sticks and a USB cable?

Ultra-Efficient Quantum Dot LED (QLED) Screens Developed by LG and MIT Spinoff

Just about the time when I thought buying a TV with an OLED screen is fancy and green, here's another news that intrigued me: Quantum-dot LED screens are actually greener and offer higher image quality than OLEDS, and they are to be produced by several manufacturers from the US, South Korea and Belgium.

Fast-Forward Powered Pedals Should Help You Climb Hills Easier

The idea of modding my bike and making it electric excites me every time I think about it. I even wanted to buy one of those kits on from China a few weeks ago. Then, my wife reminded me that biking is not about going fast and sweatless, but rather about pedaling and enjoying the sports. I can hardly wait till she sees this... the "Fast-Forward Powered Pedals"

NASA’s New Wi-Fi Reflector Chip Boosts the Speed of Wearables

The Wi-Fi Reflector Chip, which has been developed for wearable devices by the NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), together with the University of California, Los...

Homemade Pumpkin Battery, or How to Generate Pumpkin Power

Happy Halloween, everybody! It is that time of the year again, when we have stocked up on incredible amounts of pumpkin and facial paint....

NanoLight – The Most Energy-Efficient LED Bulb in the World

These days, when energy efficiency is the watch-word in purchasing electronics, it is even more evident when bulbs are the objects of such purchases....

Japanese Company Suggests Use of Organic Solar Cells in Low Power Gadgets

Photovoltaic solar cells are often used in centralized power harvesting installations, generating large amounts of energy for use in the grid. Rohm Co Ltd, on the other hand, proposes the usage of organic photovoltaic solar cells (dye-sensitized cells) in small appliances and healthcare devices.

Google’s Motorola Subdivision Develops an Open Hardware Platform for Modular Smartphones

On Monday, Motorola unveiled Project Ara, a hardware platform that will let consumers build their own smartphones by snapping modular parts into a frame....