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The Solar Cell Phone Emerges

February 14th, 2009 No comments

After years of anticipation, green technology and gadget enthusiasts will finally see the implementation of a cell phone powered by solar panels on its backside.  A company called HiTech Wealth has released the product, and the solar cell phone can be yours for the price of $510.  The solar cell phone includes all of the features that have become standard in cell phones such as a camera, mp3 playing capabilities, text messaging, and web browsing.

The solar cell phone’s batter is chargeable by an type of light, whether indoor, outdoor, or even candlelight (according to ecogeek.org).  HiTech Wealth reports that this phone is just the first of many to be released and designed over the course of 2009.  Eco-gadget enthusiasts however, will have to wait for quite a while to get their hands on one.  The solar cell phone is only for sale in emerging countries where electricity hubs are more difficult to come by.  Until then, people in more developed countries will have to rely on their electicity sucking mobile devices.

Listen to Music Just Like Barbie

February 14th, 2009 No comments

Saturday morning commercials are what kids live for. They tell kids which cereals to nag their parents for, what new PopTart flavors to try, and what great new toys are coming out. During my time in childhood, I can remember an endless stream of commercials promoting Barbie accessories. It seems that the people over at Mattel have done it again.

Music, Barbie Style!

Music, Barbie Style!

Now young girls (presumably) can listen to music just like Barbie with the pink mp3 player made to look like a make-up compact. While listening to the music, Barbie and the listener can check their hair, makeup, and teeth just to make sure they are perfect.

While the new Barbie mp3 is pretty cool, I think I will stick with my iPod for just a little longer…