Note: If you looking for AA-sized LifePO4, you can find them here. Soon, we’ll probably be seeing Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries being used in most electric cars and bikes. This new battery type is set to dominate the market. Based upon lithium ion technology, LiFePO4 batteries offer many advantages over lithium cobalt dioxide (LiCoO2)… [Continue Reading]
Yes — manufacturers — make more devices like this one. The Monolith MP3 player is fused into a solid 1.5mm aluminium casing — not stuck together with glue or screws. It’s a unique manufacturing process pioneered by the manufacturer, Estar Laboratories. Testers have run the player over with a car, shot the player with a… [Continue Reading]
This is a remote control that you can charge by turning a small hand crank — thus eliminating the need for batteries. You can control six different devices with the remote, including your television, DVD player, VCR, cable, satellite, and an auxiliary module. The wind-up generator requires only 30 revolutions for a full charge, which… [Continue Reading]
The Boomtune Mini is a portable speaker system that incorporates a tripod design and has a 2 x 1W output. It runs on one AAA battery. Boomtune Mini can be used with almost any MP3 player. It appears to only be available in Japan. More information at Yanko Design – thanks for the tip.
This CD player for your car also features a USB port and a SD Memory Slot for MP3 playback. Made by H&B, it seems to be only available in the UK for about £78. A CD player by Pyle, available in the US, seems to do similar things, since it has a “Universal USB 2.0… [Continue Reading]
This MP3 playing boombox stores 256MB of music. It connects to a computer via USB, and includes a headphone socket, alarm clock feature (wake up to music), FM radio, and travel pouch. Update: We’ve heard this MP3 player has poor sound quality. Available from: JR.Com ($149.99)