Solar gadgets: Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600

On September 14, 2009, in Gadgets, by KLS

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Designed by the Japanese to help those who need power the most at times of natural disasters, the Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600 is a multi-equipped, emergency lifesaver device that gives you a combination of hand-crank-powered-dynamo LED light, AM/FM radio, three rechargeable AA batteries, and adapters capable of charging most cell phones and portable devices.

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Though we don’t usually think about needing these handy gadgets in the UK, this torch could come in handy on outdoor trips such as camping. More importantly for those in other parts of the world where earthquakes occur frequently, this is extremely useful.

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After having recently featured to everyone our unboxing gallery and gallery comparing the LG Viewty Smart to the LG Arena. We’ve now been able to test it out thoroughly for a few weeks. In this first part of our review, we’ll comment on what we thought of the new generation Viewty’s completely revamped, elegant design.

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After months of testing and three RCs, Firefox 3.5 is now available for download! Strangely, its not yet available via Mozilla’s download pages but it is now downloadable via Filehippo and Softpedia. With Firefox 3.5 being the latest and fastest Firefox yet, its probably time to introduce to you

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If you’ve got a lawn on an uphill incline, you’ll know the difficulty of lawn mowing, especially if its really steep. This latest in hybrid technology remote control lawn mower by Evatech has been designed to tackle this problem, not only does it allow you to sit back, relax and let it do the work for you but it also saves you fuel because its a hybrid!

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Every manufacturer is on about hybrid technology these days so why can’t lawn mowers? With over 40% efficiency on fuel compared to standards, this remote control robotic mower can climb inclines as steep as 75 degrees, surpassing any other mowers of its class. This makes it incredibly fun and safe to mow through steepy grass lawns efficiently, watch the video after the jump and see it in action…

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Thanko’s latest mini, super tiny pico projector, the MINIJEC1 is one of those handy gadgets that would make you really cool and stand out at meetings, camping trips, etc, when you’re looking to entertain or give a presentation.

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Measuring at just 61 x 37 x 60mm and weighing 42g, you could say it would fit into your pocket. Using the MINIJEC1 you can easily project videos from a PC, whats even better is that you can even project from an iPod Video or iPhone which is not something all Pico projectors can do.

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Here’s one of the latest features to appear in the upcoming iPhone OS 3.0 update. It was actually mentioned earlier on when iPhone 3.0 was revealed so you could consider it as “hidden”.

If you’re already an iPhone user, I’m sure you’ll appreciate the usefulness of this excellent feature, just shake an tap undo typing!

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Although we published a way to track online the movement of the Swine flu pandemic using Google Maps a few days ago, it is by no means the only way to follow news of the new H1N1 virus and its spread. Tech savvy, or more specifically iPhone (and iPod Touch) users, will soon be able to download an app called the Swine Flu Tracker off the App Store. While, it is still currently in queue to be approved by Apple, there is no doubt that the developer IntuApps will be quickly credited by popularity for creating this app amongst all the Swine flu craze.

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