Hand crank

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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