Hands On: Use the Yogen Charger to Power Gadgets With a String PullS

We were pretty intrigued by the Yogen manual charger concept we saw earlier. While the production unit we saw today is markedly different—it doesn't disappoint. Instead of charging gadgets with a pedal, users now pull a cord.

Charging devices while pulling the string takes just as long as charging them via wall outlet so it won't replace plugging in, but in a pinch the compact device could be a life saver. There is super-low resistance in the cord so continuously pulling the string to charge isn't much of a chore (just tedious). The device is available now directly from Yogen for $39.99.

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