Solar power for gadgets… on the way? . . . Please?

iqua_sun.pngThe sun dumps a boatload (Apparently 174,000,000,000,000 Watts) of energy onto the earth every day. For those of us who live and work in hot, sunny climates, seeing solar panels on homes is becoming more common, but what if we could let our gadgets self-recharge with that same, readily availablee, free energy?

Well Iqua has started to do just this with their latest bluetooth headset- the 603 Sun.

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New FAA lithium ion battery rules: Jan. 1, 2008.

batt.gifThe FAA has published new rules for transporting your camcorder & other batteries both as carry-on and as checked baggage. If you’re going to be carrying your own batteries on a flight in 2008 and beyond, it behooves you to read the new guidelines and, if necessary, call the manufacturer— because more than 25 grams of lithium content can get your battery confiscated.

i.e. They may take your $500 160 WH Battery and keep it…

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