Gadgets for Geeks

"Knee-Powered" Mobiles?

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Hybrid-electric cars such as the Toyota Prius take advantage of stop-and-go driving using so-called "regenerative braking," where the energy normally dissipated as heat is used to drive a generator.

Now scientists can apply the same principle to walking and a stroll from Hall at CeBIT to Hall 6 could be enough to re-charge your mobile phone or Blackberry.

US and Canadian scientists adapted Continue reading...

Plugging into Green Plug

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 Green technology will be a CeBIT theme this year. In USA, start-up GreenPlug wowed Demo conference-goers with Greentalk, a Universal Power Protocol chip that could be used at the heart of adapters and power hubs. Green Plug is encouraging OEMs to adopt the technology, which means they would have to make fewer different types of adapters.

 

Go GreenPlug 

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