The Mini L Solarbag Stylishly Extends the Life of Your Apple iPad

By: Michael Hines - Published: Jul 12, 2011 • References: e5solar & ecofriend
Element5 is a Swiss company that has created a new eco-friendly bag/case/charger for the Apple iPad. The Mini L Solarbag is a handbag designed to charge your iPod/iPhone/iPad using the power of the sun.

The Mini L Solarbag looks like any other regular satchel, except for the solar panels on its front flap. These panels pull energy from the sun -- energy that can then be used to charge your iPad to 50% power in three hours. While the charging time and look of the Mini L Solarbag aren't astounding, it is nice to see a solar-powered gadget-charger that can also double as a man bag or netbook case in a pinch. You can check out the Mini L Solarbag here, along with a ton of other innovative iPad and cases and chargers from the Trend Hunter archives. Stats for Battery-Boosting Man Bags Trending: Older & Average
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