Finally! A Solar Tree That Can Charge Your iPhone

It only took few years and a few fascinating if controversial breakthroughs in solar power. Now, thanks to designer Vivien Muller, you can finally have a decorative-houseplant-cum-solar charger for your iPhone right on your desk. Just give it plenty of light. » 9/19/11 3:20pm 9/19/11 3:20pm

Nyko's Charge Base S For Xbox 360 Improves On The Unimprovable

Because modern console controllers are all wireless, keeping them constantly charged is as vital to the gaming experience as choosing the right controller. That's why the original Nyko Charge Base was like my personal team doctor, making sure the guys were ready and charged for game time. But now could Nyko improve on… » 3/16/11 4:00pm 3/16/11 4:00pm

Power Gadgets Using Nothing But Water (Oh, and PowerTrekk's Fuel Cell…

Dangerously, PowerTrekk hasn't revealed the price of its portable fuel cell/battery back combo charger, but if it's fair I might just have to scoop one up for my next camping trip. Let's hope I never get into the difficult quandary of deciding what to do with my last tablespoon of water—power my gadgets up, or drink to … » 2/14/11 3:40am 2/14/11 3:40am