Solar Technology


Reviews & hands-on

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Solargorilla solar charger review

    By 12 December 2008

    Most portable solar chargers look like toys compared to this, the first mainstream charger capable of powering a laptop. While we like solar gadget chargers such as the Solio Magnesium, the Solargorilla really is in a different league. For starters, it...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Efergy electricity monitor review

    By 5 October 2007

    Being the gadget lover that I know you are, chances are you use a lot of power. If it's not the LCD television, it's the PS3, if it's not that then it's your computer and a host of other bits and bobs. So what is a gadget boy or girl to do? Employ another...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Sunlinq 6.5W solar charger review

    By 30 July 2006

    Mobile phone, MP3 player, GPS, PDA, laptop; they all need charging don't they? While doing so from the comfort of your home or car is easy, go slightly further a field and you start to run out of charging options. In steps the Sunlinq 6.5W solar charger,...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Waterproof solar torch review

    By 28 July 2006

    More and more gadgets are surfacing that allow you to promote your green credentials, but surely a solar powered torch is taking it a bit too far? I mean, where is the sun when you are stumbling around in the dark trying to find the fuse box? Of course...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    ONeill H2 series CommEnt Jacket review

    By 26 August 2005

    Adding to the H2 smart clothing range, the CommEnts jacket offers a tantalising combination of style, function and technology. Like the rucksacks in the CommEnts range, the core of the jackets operating system is the H2 control hub, operated by the left-arm...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    ONeill H2 series CommEnt Solar Backpack (Limited Edition) review

    By 18 August 2005

    Sports equipment supplier O'Neill seem to believe that what every snow boarder needs is the ability to securely attach a board to their backs, ascend a mountain and then hurtle back down the same mountain at break-neck speeds, jumping moguls and zig-zagging...