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34 Innovative Gadget Charging Solutions

— November 21, 2008 — Eco
Lugging chargers for your electronics isn't exactly convenient, especially when you're dealing with bulky plug-in devices. Everyone seems to have different charging concerns; some people struggle with not having enough outlet space; others have to deal with the weight of their consciences on them, constantly reminding them that you're harming the environment.

Fortunately there have been many advances in charging devices which attempt to solve these and other issues. The slide show below gives insight into the future of powering electronics.
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Activity
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Opportunistic Charging
Opportunistic Charging
The iYo-Yo
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USB Charging
USB Charging
Toshiba 'Sleep and Charge' Works Even When Your Laptop is Off
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Laptop Chargers Can Do Double Duty
Laptop Chargers Can Do Double Duty
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Bio-Charging
Bio-Charging
Self-Healing Artificial Muscle Charges an iPhone
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30
Universal Phone Charger
Universal Phone Charger
Manufacturers Agree On Design
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29
Dancing to Charge Cell Phones
Dancing to Charge Cell Phones
The DanceCharge
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28
Portable Power
Portable Power
Duracell Chargers for Blackberrys, IPods & PSP
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27
Paper-Thin, Flexible Battery
Paper-Thin, Flexible Battery
Charging Mobiles In Your Pants Could Soon Be Possible
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26
WiPower Charging
WiPower Charging
Wireless Power
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25
Take A Deep Breath
Take A Deep Breath
Breath-Powered USB Charger
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24
Charge in Style
Charge in Style
Useless Fashion Charger for Your iPod
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23
Free Charging Stations
Free Charging Stations
Charge Your Electric Car for Free
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22
6-Device Electronic Charger
6-Device Electronic Charger
A Simple Space Saver
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21
Mud-Powered Lighting
Mud-Powered Lighting
The Soil Lamp
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20
Solar Powered Alarm Clocks
Solar Powered Alarm Clocks
Green Clock Needs Charging Once A Year
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19
Charge On The Run
Charge On The Run
4 Port USB Car Charger
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18
Charging Shelves
Charging Shelves
Driinn
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17
Chest Charging
Chest Charging
Bouncing Breasts to Power Gadgets
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16
Dual Charging Docks
Dual Charging Docks
Griffin PowerDock 2 Charges 2 iPods/ iPhones
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15
Pee Powered Battery
Pee Powered Battery
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14
Wireless Recharging
Wireless Recharging
SplashPower Charges Phones, Cameras... Anything!
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13
Personal Generator Suit
Personal Generator Suit
Charging Nanofibre Yarn
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12
Death Of The Cell Phone Charger
Death Of The Cell Phone Charger
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11
Mini Eco Chargers
Mini Eco Chargers
Solar Charger Keyring
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10
Docking Station Resembles Alien Transporter
Docking Station Resembles Alien Transporter
LG Touchscreen Charger
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9
Wireless Phone Charger
Wireless Phone Charger
Wildcharge for Razr and iPod
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8
Real-Life Bionic Eyes
Real-Life Bionic Eyes
Solar Powered Contact Lenses
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7
Battery Killers
Battery Killers
Litroenergy Power Cells
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6
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Parasolar
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5
Portable Solar Charger
Portable Solar Charger
Solio
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4
Wind-Powered Battery Chargers
Wind-Powered Battery Chargers
The Febot
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3
Hand Crank Cell Phone Chargers
Hand Crank Cell Phone Chargers
Must-Haves in Earthquake Prone Areas
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2
Solar Powered Tree Chargers
Solar Powered Tree Chargers
The Photonsynthese
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1
Bouncing Boobs to Charge iPods
Bouncing Boobs to Charge iPods
The Chest Charger
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