In today’s world, being eco-friendly is an important factor, and speaking of which, the first solar airplane has just successfully completed its first international flight.

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iPhone 4 has plenty of accessories out there to help users curb down the connection loss issues of the issue-prone iPhone4 but among the mist of all the confusion, here’s a new unique accessory that will keep make the iPhone 4

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We decided to sum up some of the best solar gadgets we knew of that either have been designed for or are compatible with the iPhone (2G and 3G) / iPod Touch. We know solar gadgets are very popular these days especially among those who are cautious about being eco-friendly, the environmnet and of course the often talked about CO2 emission. We managed to put into this list five solar gadgets, we did think there

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If the UK was as sunny as it is today on everyday then I believe this DIY would be ideal for Nintendo DS gamers. User dark sponge from Instructables, figured out a way in which after some wiring, some soldering of a few miniature solar panels you won’t ever need to recharge your NDS’ battery again. Yes, the NDS’ battery is pretty long lasting and can last up to hours on its own anyway, but wouldn’t it be cool if your NDS could be played while it was absorbing the essence of solar rays for power?

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Green solar gadgets – the glow brick

On January 16, 2009, in Gadgets, by KLS

For £14.95, you can now get your hands on this neat solar powered light bulb brick, thus the name glow brick. It is powered entirely from harnessing the very essence of daylight, this power is then used to produce an ethereal green spooky glow at night. Though it may not look like it, it could actually work as a children’s night light, excellent for those who are keen on energy saving.

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There is a process called the digital textile printing that allows designers to integrate solar cells into clothing or bags by printing fabric that matches the pattern of the solar panel and researchers of North Carolina State University are looking to exploit this idea into the possibility of charging your gadgets using this method in the future. You might argue that something like this is already available (ZegnaSport Jacket), but what we are talking about is actually having the solar cell technology incorporated into the fabric itself and not just having a solar ring wrapped around your neck.

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At present there is no news on whether this will go into production of any kind, thus remain just an idea or concept, however the future of this does look bright as researchers have already demonstrated that this method does not cause any harm to those wearing it. The possibility of wearing a true ‘solar energy gadget charging jacket (please suggest a better name!)’ may not be too far away…

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