Summer-Friendly Solar Powered Gadgets
There is no better time of the year to take advantage of solar power than in the summer. With longer daylight hours and access to the outdoors in even the coldest climates, it is a great time to try out some of the newest solar-powered gadgets.
The variety of solar-powered consumer goods is just staggering. From kids toys, such as cars and critters that jump, your kids will have a great time understanding how solar power can make their favorite summer toy move. If you like to spend time outdoors, consider getting a solar powered table. Topped with solar power cells, you can plug in your laptop, iPad or cell phone in to charge without spending a dime on electricity. Your kids can even charge their own cell phones or toys using the table.
For party fun, check out some of the new iPod based stereos that feature solar cells instead of batteries. Finally, among the best new solar gadgets are cell phones that have their own solar cells. Sharp is one of the leading manufacturers in this regard and their models offer not only the option to use solar power but can be charged using traditional electricity as well.