Posts tagged: IPad

Coming soon: 3D printable solar panels capable of powering… anything

Printable solar panels are going to be available to us very soon and could power “entire skyscrapers,” Australian researchers say. The very near future will see personal electronic charging transformed, but the potential is growing quickly. A team of 50 scientists in various fields worked for years to develop paper-thin, printable solar panels as part […]

Apple Patents Solar Panels Integrated Into Flexible Touch Displays

by Darrell Etherington Apple has a new patent that could pave the way for future solar-powered mobile devices, according to AppleInsider. The new intellectual property describes a method for embedding a solar array within a layer that includes touch sensors, and which can all be fit within a flexible display module, in order to save […]

Amazing Glass that Tints on Demand is now Solar Powered

One of the most exciting products from this year’s Greenbuild expo is SageGlass’ solar-powered windows. Sage’s electrocromic windows can be darkened and lightened to filter the sun’s heat and light according to a room’s needs and the inhabitant’s desires. See a full explanation of the technology here. That takes a small amount of energy, which […]

AT&T and Goal Zero deploy solar-powered Street Charge stations in NYC

If you’re lucky, your smartphone’s battery can just make it through a full day, with the percentage meter dropping to the single digits as you finally get a chance to plug in. With 10 hours out and about, some handsets can’t even last through dinner, though, and out of reach power outlets make juicing up […]

10 Easy, Green New Year’s Resolutions for the Eco-Slacker

  It’s easy to think about all the big changes you’re going to make in the New Year as the old year comes to an end — but by the second week of January, most of us are already finding reasons to skip the gym or break the spending freeze. That’s why we’ve come up […]