Solar chargers are getting even more convenient, and here's the latest example: This folding USB solar array from Brown Dog Gadgets captures power from the sun, delivered to you in a portable fold-up package.
This Kickstarter project's products were all designed to be simple and cheap. The company plans to manufacture three different solar array models, each containing three solar cells and a USB port into which you can attach your various gadgets.
The 5-watt model can charge an iPhone in "around three hours."
The 5-watt model can charge an iPhone in "around three hours." That's according to Brown Dog Gadgets proprietor Joshua Zimmerman, who says that the smallest model ($55 or more pledge) can send 1 amp of power at 5 volts into its USB port Read more...