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  • July 9, 2015
    This is the $30 Knight Rider K.I.T.T. USB Car Charger available from ThinkGeek. It plugs into a car's 12V power socket/cigarette lighter and has two USB charging ports. Plus it lights up and talks. However it will NOT drive your car for you, although I convinced my roommate ... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    Originally a ThinkGeek April Fools' product, the company will be selling real Flux Capacitor USB Car Chargers later this month for $25. The unit has two USB ports, each capable of providing 2.1-amps to charge your electronics. Hmm, that sounds like a far cry from the 1.21-jig... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2014
    This is a picture of super cool haired pop/rock singer Ryan Cabrera's foot after stepping on his iPhone charger in the dark. I don't know about you, but I'm never taking my shoes off again. As a matter of fact, I'm going to start wearing a pair of boots OVER my shoes. "What ... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2011
    This is an ad for Qualcomm's Snapdragon smartphone processing chip featuring a bug (and arachnid!) circus charging a phone with their incredible feats of bravery. Ooooooor crawling. It was mostly crawling. I couldn't really tell what was real or fake (praying mantis pedaling... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2011
    This is the Solar Bonsai Electree, a 27-solar paneled gadget charger in the shape of a tree. Too crazy for you? Stop reading now. The tree reaches a full charge in less than three hours and can store enough juice to charge 9 iPhones. Why anybody would have more than six iPho... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2011
    FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKE. This is a solar paneled bikini designed to produce enough electricity to charge a cell phone or other equivalent gadgetry. It's been in development since 2006 which is weird because it shouldn't take five years to make a solar paneled bikini. I could d... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2010
    This pulsating 'umbilical' iPhone charger was designed by Mio I-zawa as an experiment in just how disgusting a person can make a cell phone charger. Nice try, Mio, but a REAL disgusting charger would ooze pus and smell like an orc's o-ring (they wipe with dead animals). Oh I'... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2010
    Finally, USB wall outlets. The $10 'TruePower UCS Power Outlet With Built-in USB Ports' not only has a terrible name, but will also be shipping early this year. It makes the perfect receptacle for all your USB gadgetry, and a terrible Valentine's gift for a lady-friend. But ... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2009
    Proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that you all are the most cunning, clever and best looking blog readers out there, Geekologie Reader Magnus recently fashioned himself a cell phone desk charger MacGyver style. As my new phone came with no desk charger I had to make one. The... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2009
    The major cell phone manufacturers (Apple excluded) have agreed to adopt a universal microUSB charger for cell phones by 2012. And I think I speak for all of us when I say I say, "it's about freaking time!" And also, "can you hear me now?" *slamming balls in dictionary* Jla... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2008
    I hate walking. That's why I run. Or Hoveround (screw you Rascal!). But for those of you that don't mind, how about making the most out of your two legged transportation. NTT has developed a shoe that promises to charge your gadgetry while on the go. Their soles are filled... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2008
    This solar panel tie collects light and, through a process that even Scientologists don't understand, converts it to usable energy. The tie has a little pocket on the back that stores the gadget you're charging, and is completely impractical. I'm all for green shit (figurativ... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2008
    The Dance Charge is a prototype phone charger that powers your phone by harnessing the kinetic energy of your dance moves. You just strap the thing to your arm, drop some ecstasy, and then let your eyes roll up in the back of your head while you flail around like an epileptic.... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2008
    The Naturmobil is the brainchild of Dubai (you know, the United Arab Emirate that's always building crazy stuff) resident Abdolhadi Mirhejazi. It's a one-horsepower vehicle. Literally! Can you see the horse in there? He walks on that treadmill, which both powers the vehicle... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2007
    The XPV R.A.D. Robotic Air Defense toy ($65) is billed as an awesome flying robot toy. While the unit does fly, and the figure attached does light up and do some talking, I'm hard pressed to call him a robot. I expect more out of a robot than blinking eyes and missile sounds.... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2007
    Induction recharge devices have existed for a little while, but this one adds some flair to the typically boring design of such units. This unnamed charger by designer Sun Kyung Kim resembles a little bird bath. When you place your phone on the unit the water ripples act as a v... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2007
    The Brighton Bi-Plugs are AC adapters for USB devices. You plug one side into a wall outlet, and then plug your USB gadgetry (i.e. iPod) into the other -- for immediate use or charging. These things are awesome, and I wish I had invented them. No price yet, but they go on sale ... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2007
    The Duracell PowerSource Mobile 100 is a rechargeable power supply for your precious gadgets and gizmos. The Duracell PowerSource Mobile 100 is the portable, rechargeable AC and USB power solution for all your mobile needs. It will extend the runtime of all of your mobile elec... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2007
    Someone on instructables has posted DIY instructions on how to create a 'Breath Powered USB Charger'. It actually works on the movement of your chest when breathing, and not exhaled air. Using some parts scavenged from an old CD-ROM drive, a simple electronic circuit, and a fe... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2007
    Orange, a U.K. based telecommunications firm is dropping the Orange Mobile Wind Charger. It, um, charges your cell phone with the power of the wind! Amazing. Reminds me of that time I developed a perpetual motion machine, the wind powered windmill. Brilliant really. I'm no... / Continue →