An iPhone 6 Powered by the Sun?

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One of the biggest problems with modern smartphones is that they are power hogs, but Apple’s patent suggests that the iPhone-maker is looking towards the sun to solve this problem. According to investment blog Seeking Alpha writer Matt Margolis, Apple may be looking at embedding solar panels in the sapphire glass displays of future iPhone models, […]

Etón BoostSolar & Rugged Rukus Review: Solar Chargers & Sound

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The Etón BoostSolar is a small, portable solar cell and battery that can charge your iPhone, Android or other portable gadget while on the go, even if the closest outlet is miles away. The Etón Rugged rukus is a portable Bluetooth speaker that includes a solar panel and a battery, so music can also keep going. I’ve […]

Apple Goes Green for iCloud Power

A giant solar array provides 100 percent of the power to Apple's Maiden, N.C. data center

Today Apple announced that 75 percent of its corporate facilities across the globe no rely on renewable energy for power instead of fossil fuels, up from 35 percent in 2010. In the company’s Environmental Footprint Report for fiscal 2012, Apple revealed that a number of its facilities operate entirely on renewable energies. Apple’ corporate headquarters […]

GottaBeFunded: SolMate Solar Power Inductive Charging iPhone Case

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Imagine an iPhone case that charges your phone with solar power, is compatible with industry standard wireless charging and looks good while protecting your iPhone. If that sounds like your kind of case, the SolMate iPhone case is a KickStarter project you should back right now, before the backing closes and you have to wait […]