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Articles from January 2013
If you are stuck in the dark, away from a power source, or there is a black out what do you want near to hand - a Barracuda of course! ...
Water and electricity do not mix - or rather it mixes too well - you want to keep the two things well apart, but now Siemens and a Norwegian shipyard ...
In days gone by if you felt cold your parents wouldn’t turn up the heating they would tell you to go and put a sweater on - well that is ...
When potential new parents choose a stroller they have a huge choice, but how about a digital stroller that has an electric motor to fold up and down, lights, an ...
Do you wish to scoot around town quickly without polluting the atmosphere or emitting bucket loads of CO2 - well the answer could be the Xkuty One. This Spanish electric ...
Renewable power is becoming a very desirable asset to governments, with some going to great lengths to supply it to their shores, as can be seen in two stories coming ...
Here is another solar power lamp that is cheap, portable and easy to use. Useful for a kids night light, camping, disaster zones and, on a higher plain, the three ...
LED lighting is now common place, they are far more energy efficient and last a lot longer than incandescent light bulbs and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), it seems to ...
Do you have a hot body? If you are alive the answer would be yes, as we all generate body heat, and when you exercise or take part in sports that ...
Monitoring energy is vital to making any substantial savings in energy consumption and bills - smart meters do this, but it is a little more complicated to ascertain how much ...
Home energy management is becoming ever popular, with more companies jumping on the band wagon. Belkin joined the fray with a range of products for managing energy in the home ...
Electricity without wires or sockets throughout your home powering all your gadgets, maybe even your TV and more energy hungry appliances - even better the energy would be delivered efficiently. We ...
Goal Zero specialize in portable solar power systems to power USB, AC and DC devices and last week they unveiled a new product at the Consumer Electronics Show. The Yeti 150 ...
Hydroelectricity is well understood and used, generating power from water using methods which have been used since the first watermill, but there maybe a new way of generating power from ...
Smart power strips have been featured heavily in our posts in the past - the multi socket devices which can be used to turn things off instead of leaving them ...
Unless you wear a broad rimmed hat all day this energy saving gadget is ideal for the mobile executive, or mum, who needs to stay in touch with their share ...
Charging electronic devices can be a bit of a night-mare - think of all the different chargers you need for your phone, laptop, tablet, printer, camera and on and on ...
Only yesterday we reported on the energy saving advantages of OLEDs (Organic light-emitting diodes) and the release later this year of the first commercial light using two thin OLED panels ...
3D has become one of the buzz words of the last few years, from 3D cinema, TV through to 3D printers - well how about a 3D battery! A Colorado State ...
Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) use less energy than regular bulbs and regular LEDs. OLEDs use multi electroluminescent film layers made up of an organic compound, which responds to an electric ...