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Juice your phone off the grid with these solar, wind, bike, crank and heat mobile chargers

0. phoneArena posted on 17 Dec 2012, 06:02

Options for off the grid charging of your phone include harnessing both solar and wind power, the kinetic energy from yours or your bike's movements, and even heat-generated electricity, which might come in handy if you are in the Outback somewhere, starved for a 911 call or an Angry Birds session...

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posted on 17 Dec 2012, 06:22 3

1. Ohrules (Posts: 327; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)

or just get a feature phone for about 30 USD and just pop your SIM into it when your smartphone goes dead

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 06:30

2. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4321; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Yup! That sounds more legit. :D
I like 5 though...

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 07:33 1

3. buccob (Posts: 2733; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)

What about Powertrekk... which recharge the phone with water!...

I know there was an article a few month ago... but you have to include it in a list like this...

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 08:20

4. Daniel.P (Posts: 108; Member since: 14 Jul 2011)

The Powertrekk was featured in our previous collection, these here are mostly newer solutions - the SunVolt was still at Kickstarter, for example.

posted on 18 Dec 2012, 08:02

5. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

Nokia 3310!

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