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04.20.13
Eton BoostTurbine 2000 charges your phone, builds arm muscles (updated)
04.20.13

Eton BoostTurbine 2000 charges your phone, builds arm muscles (updated)

Those of us around the TUAW newsroom are always looking for alternative power sources for our g...

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03.05.13
Hand crank charges iPhone, develops muscles
03.05.13

Hand crank charges iPhone, develops muscles

You never know when a major storm will knock out your power and leave you without juice for you...

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01.21.13
Eton FRX3: Emergency power for your iPhone when you need it the most
01.21.13

Eton FRX3: Emergency power for your iPhone when you need it the most

If there's anything that nature teaches us, it's that our highly technological society is just...

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10.24.12
Eton announces Boost line, lets you crank your way to a charged phone
10.24.12

Eton announces Boost line, lets you crank your way to a charged phone

Is your cell phone dead and there's nary an outlet in sight? It's not an issue if you're feeling z...

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03.14.12
Hand-cranked vending machine offers products sans power, refreshments during emergencies (video)
03.14.12

Hand-cranked vending machine offers products sans power, refreshments during emergencies (video)

Ever needed to grab a bottle of water only to find the vending machine you've spotted is without p...

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01.09.11
Marvell-powered OLPC XO 1.75 only draws two watts of power, finally charges via hand crank
01.09.11

Marvell-powered OLPC XO 1.75 only draws two watts of power, finally charges via hand crank

Here's something you may not know -- OLPC's XO hand crank has never really worked to recharge the k...

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03.27.08
The Cranko MP3 player twists our panties into a knot
03.27.08

The Cranko MP3 player twists our panties into a knot

You know what kids in developing nations need besides water, vaccines, and schools? MP3 players......

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05.10.06
Sony's ICF-B01 emergency radio with hand crank
05.10.06

Sony's ICF-B01 emergency radio with hand crank

Thanks to Walt Mossberg, we know how important it is to keep a crank-powered radio around the house...

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