Electricity


Energy Harvesting from Rolling Car Tires Uses Triboelectric Effect

Energy Harvesting from Rolling Car Tires Uses Triboelectric Effect

Scientists came up with a nano-generator that harvests electric energy from rolling tires....

Jun 30 2015, 10:46am CDT

Apple Watch Gets a Kick with Power Enhancing Battery Strap

Apple Watch Gets a Kick with Power Enhancing Battery Strap

Third party battery strap taps into the watch's hidden port to support faster charging while on the go...

May 4 2015, 4:19am CDT

CES 2015 will also showcase WiTricity's Rezence-Enabled Solutions

CES 2015 will also showcase WiTricity's Rezence-Enabled Solutions

WiTricity is all set to demonstrate Rezence-Enabled Solutions and A4WP reference designs at the CES 2015....

Dec 24 2014, 5:19am CST

Intel Introduces 18k Gold Plated Smart Wearable MICA in Time for Christmas

Intel Introduces 18k Gold Plated Smart Wearable MICA in Time for Christmas

Intel has taken the market by surprise by introducing a very fashionable and smart bracelet called “My Intelligent Communicatio...

Nov 18 2014, 3:37am CST

Zombie Bass Float to Surface upon Electrofishing

Zombie Bass: Electricity Brings Zombie Bass on Surface

Some bass with a zombie resemblance floated to the surface upon electrofishing....

Apr 7 2014, 8:04am CDT

Seven Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

Seven Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves. The continent is brimming...

Feb 13 2014, 5:45pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Top ten Home security system deals from Amazon

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 22 2013, 1:19am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Swann Wireless Home Alarm System: 2 Remote Controls at $87.95

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Swann Wireless Home Alarm System: 2 Remote Controls at $87.95

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 22 2013, 1:12am CST

PediPower Electricity Generating Shoes

PediPower Electricity Generating Shoes

A group of students at Rice University have built a pair of shows that store energy with each step you take while wearing them....

May 27 2013, 12:36pm CDT

PowerPot Generates Electricity Using a Thermoelectric Cooking Pot

PowerPot Generates Electricity Using a Thermoelectric Cooking Pot

Pot creates electricity as you boil water...

Apr 6 2012, 3:30pm CDT

Wireless Glue Networks SmartLook at CES 2012

Wireless Glue Networks SmartLook at CES 2012

See how much power you are using at home...

Jan 9 2012, 3:40pm CST

Wet Circuits Power Strip Review

Wet Circuits Power Strip Review

Surge protector won't shock and can survive water...

Feb 4 2011, 11:46am CST

Chevy Volt Demo Vehicles Arriving at Dealerships

Chevy Volt Demo Vehicles Arriving at Dealerships

Launch areas to get demo vehicles in Q1 2011...

Feb 1 2011, 8:14am CST

Remote-Controlled Power Outlet 3-Pack for $12 + $6 s&h

Remote-Controlled Power Outlet 3-Pack for $12 + $6 s&h

Geeks.com offers this Remote-Controlled Power Outlet 3-Pack for $11.99. With around $6 for shipping, that's the lowest total pr...

Sep 7 2010, 4:14pm CDT

Back to School Socket Pocket Saves Space

Back to School Socket Pocket Saves Space

The Socket Pocket is available at thinkgeek for $4.99. Now is back to school time. It is time to get everything you will need t...

Jul 22 2010, 11:30am CDT

Pivot Power Cord Can Give More Outlets to Your Dorm

Pivot Power Cord Can Give More Outlets to Your Dorm

The Pivot Power Cord is available at Pivot Power for $25.00. When you move out of your parents house and go off to school you w...

Jul 21 2010, 3:00pm CDT

Crazy Dew Bank Bottle Concept Based on Bug Design

Crazy Dew Bank Bottle Concept Based on Bug Design

We take many things for granted here in the US. Things we don't even think about like electricity and water are often very hard...

Jul 5 2010, 12:17pm CDT

Your Next Computer Monitor May Be Plastic

Your Next Computer Monitor May Be Plastic

The days of glass displays may be limited. Hewlett Packard's Information Surfaces Lab has just made a breakthrough. CNET report...

May 10 2010, 12:38pm CDT

Universal 250V World Travel AC Adapter for $2 + free shipping

Universal 250V World Travel AC Adapter for $2 + free shipping

Shop4tech.com offers this Universal 250-volt World Travel AC Adapter for $2.95. Apply coupon code "PC17" to drop it to $2.45. W...

Apr 28 2010, 11:00pm CDT

Elecom T-ACTAP Power Strip Is Brilliant

Elecom T-ACTAP Power Strip Is Brilliant

On long car trips I usually have two or three different gadgets I need to keep charged up. There's my smartphone, my laptop, an...

Apr 23 2010, 12:32pm CDT

Unioo i5400 Universal Rechargable Battery Review

Unioo i5400 Universal Rechargable Battery Review

Today I am looking at the Unioo i5400 universal external battery. The battery can charge anything that connects to a USB port f...

Mar 22 2010, 8:24am CDT

New Sanyo Eneloop Lamp is the coolest Flashlight available

New Sanyo Eneloop Lamp is the coolest Flashlight available

Sanyo is quite successful with their range of pre-charged rechargeable batteries called Eneloop. I use them for all my gadgets...

Jun 30 2009, 4:21am CDT

Tesla Announces All-electric Model S Sedan

Tesla Announces All-electric Model S Sedan

Tesla is certainly most well known for its electric Roadster sports car. Tesla has announced its second model, this time the ca...

Mar 27 2009, 6:09am CDT

New Motorola i365IS unleashed for the really tough Guys amongst us

New Motorola i365IS unleashed for the really tough Guys amongst us

Sprint Nextel launched the new intrinsically safe-rated Motorola i365IS phone for its push-to-talk service. The Motorola i365I...

Feb 5 2009, 1:32pm CST

MSI Wind NetTop D130 with Dual-Core Atom 330 CPU unveiled

MSI Wind NetTop D130 with Dual-Core Atom 330 CPU unveiled

MSI unveiled the first "Dual-Core" mini system with the Wind NetTop D130 today. The MSI Wind NetTop D130 is equipped with the...

Jan 15 2009, 1:52am CST

Canon develops bio-based Plastic with world's highest Level of Flame Retardance

Canon and Toray Industries announced today the successful development of a bio-based plastic that achieves the world's highest...

Oct 10 2008, 1:20am CDT

Over a Third of UK Home Have No Internet

Over a Third of UK Home Have No Internet

It's hard to imagine today that some homes have no Internet access. That is almost as bad as not having running water or electr...

Aug 28 2008, 9:57am CDT

I'm In Touch Premium Accesses Shut Down PCs Remotely

I'm In Touch Premium Accesses Shut Down PCs Remotely

For business user having remote access to their computer is a big deal. There are several services out there that allow you to...

Jul 16 2008, 2:13pm CDT

Energizer and PDP to Team Up for Video Game Controllers

Energizer and PDP to Team Up for Video Game Controllers

Video game controller and accessory maker PDP is teaming up with battery maker Energizer for a line of Energizer gaming periphe...

Jul 8 2008, 10:16am CDT

Interview with Fast2Light about flexible OLED Lighting Technology

Interview with Fast2Light about flexible OLED Lighting Technology

OLED-Info published an interview with Fast2Light's project manager Mary M. Kilitziraki. Fast2Light is an R......

Apr 17 2008, 10:05am CDT

PlugMultiplier does Just what you Expect

PlugMultiplier does Just what you Expect

No matter what part of the world you live in gadget fans have a common problem—finding enough outlets to plug our beloved elect...

Apr 16 2008, 12:14pm CDT

Powramid E-900H Surge Protector Review

Powramid E-900H Surge Protector Review

Today we are checking out the Powramid surge protector from Kreative Power. This gadget was shown off at CES 2008 and is one of...

Feb 6 2008, 1:12pm CST

Powramid E-900H Surge Protector Review

Powramid E-900H Surge Protector Review

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Feb 6 2008, 12:00am CST

Energy Joule Monitors Power Use & Forcasts Weather

Energy Joule Monitors Power Use & Forcasts Weather

If you are concerned about how much energy you use in your home and want a way to monitor your power usage Energy Joule will do...

Jul 25 2007, 3:00pm CDT

NEC White LED BLU at SID 2007

NEC White LED BLU at SID 2007

Last week we reported about Samsung showing a LCD TV with white LED back lighting. Now NEC announces also BLU module based on w...

May 21 2007, 12:00pm CDT

Philips Cellphone Supports AAA Battery Use

Philips Cellphone Supports AAA Battery Use

Philips has a new cell phone called the Xenium NRG that promises to extend our talk time by use of the ubiquitous and readily a...

Mar 30 2007, 1:00pm CDT

Samsung Shows Off 30'' LCD Display with LED Backlight

Samsung Shows Off 30'' LCD Display with LED Backlight

Samsung is introducing a really cool new 30” LCD display at Cebit this week called the SyncMaster XL30. The specs claim that th...

Mar 15 2007, 1:10pm CDT

Trash Powered Generator

Trash Powered Generator

Researchers at Purdue University are working on a generator that uses all types of garbage to product usable electricity. They...

Feb 6 2007, 3:00pm CST