Greener Gadgets

Genius Unveils World’s First Battery-Free Wireless Mouse

Genius Unveils World’s First Battery-Free Wireless Mouse

Genius just took a big step forward for computer peripherals by launching the world's first wireless battery-free mouse. The mighty mouse eschews wasteful AAAs and heavier lithium-ion batteries in favor

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SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarFocus Technology Company Ltd. has just unveiled one of the most ingenious and practical solar powered gadgets that we've seen in a long time -- a sun-powered cover for the most popular e-reader on

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Miniwiz’s Trashy “RE-case” has got your iPhone 4 Covered!

PRODUCT REVIEW: Miniwiz’s Trashy “RE-case” has got your iPhone 4 Covered!

Taiwanese green design firm Miniwiz is back at it again with the launch of their newest line of sleek, and “trashy” iPhone cases made entirely from, you guessed it, recycled waste. Akin to their line

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Four Cooking Stove Designs That Can Save The World

Four Cooking Stove Designs That Can Save The World

The technology is dubbed the rocket stove, a seemingly simple device that has a large vertical cylinder to hold a pot and an opening at the bottom to feed the combustible biomass to efficiently cook a

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VIDEO: Eco-Artist Chris Jordan on Green Tech and Art

VIDEO: Eco-Artist Chris Jordan on Green Tech and Art

Our 2008 Greener Gadgets Conference featured speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Not only did we invite inventors, engineers, and representatives from the world's biggest

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VIDEO: Photo Artist Chris Jordan on Greener Gadgets

VIDEO: Photo Artist Chris Jordan on Greener Gadgets

Following his inspiring keynote at the first ever Greener Gadgets Conference, we were lucky enough to sit down one-on-one with photographic artist Chris Jordan to talk about his work, e-waste, and the

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VIDEO: Portable Gadgets that Generate Renewable Energy

VIDEO: Portable Gadgets that Generate Renewable Energy

Ever wished you could charge your cell phones and laptop on the go - in your car, on a train, or just walking around? There are many new gadgets that have come on the market for mobile renewable energy:

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VIDEO: Mary Lou Jepsen on One Laptop Per Child

VIDEO: Mary Lou Jepsen on One Laptop Per Child

Mary Lou Jepsen's keynote presentation of One Laptop Per Child at our Greener Gadgets conference a few years back was without a doubt one of the highlights of the event. The OLPC laptop, known as XO or

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6 Green Gadget Gifts for Father’s Day!

6 Green Gadget Gifts for Father’s Day!

1. SAMSUNG REPLENISH AND RESTORE SMART PHONES These recently released smart phones are made from environmentally friendly materials (a high percentage of which are post-consumer recycled plastics), and

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LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

Hey New Yorkers! We all love to read on the subway, but wouldn't it be nice to ditch your bulky books for a slim new iPad 2? Now's your chance! To celebrate the official launch of InhabitatNYC, our brand

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Samsung Unveils New Eco-Friendly Replenish and Restore Smart Phones

Samsung Unveils New Eco-Friendly Replenish and Restore Smart Phones

Samsung has announced that its new line of recyclable smart phones will feature an Android phone called the Replenish and a feature phone called Restore. The Replenish is an energy-efficient phone made

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Incredible “Legotron, Mark I” Camera Made From Lego Blocks

Incredible “Legotron, Mark I” Camera Made From Lego Blocks

Building make-believe villages and ships with Lego blocks is child's play for Alabama-based photographer Cary Norton -- he recently completed a working 127mm f4.7 camera made entirely from everyone's

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Announcing GigaOM’s 10 Big Ideas Startups for Green:Net 2011

Announcing GigaOM’s 10 Big Ideas Startups for Green:Net 2011

We're excited to announce that GigaOm has unveiled their 10 Big Ideas winners that will present their innovations at the third annual Green:Net 2011 event on April 21 in San Francisco. The 10 Big Ideas

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Cycloclean Purifies Drinking Water Using Bicycle Pedal Power

Cycloclean Purifies Drinking Water Using Bicycle Pedal Power

Pedaling your way to clean water? You can do just that thanks to Japan’s Nippon Basic Company who have introduced “Cycloclean,” a durable bike equipped with a kinetic water purifier. Initially

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‘Fire Department’ iPhone App Could Save Heart Attack Victims

‘Fire Department’ iPhone App Could Save Heart Attack Victims

A new smartphone app named "Fire Department" empowers iPhone users to provide life-saving assistance to someone suffering from a sudden heart attack.

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GM Shows Off Their EN-V Car of the Future at the Detroit Auto Show

GM Shows Off Their EN-V Car of the Future at the Detroit Auto Show

GM’s EN-V concept cars are the future of urban mobility! The small, light vehicle comes in three different pod-like designs that function like a Segway-Smart car mash up.

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Top 5 Greenest Gadgets from CES 2011

Top 5 Greenest Gadgets from CES 2011

The  Consumer Electronics Show has been going strong the last few years, bringing countless technology enthusiasts and a boundless amount of energy to the fabulous city of Las Vegas. Always full of

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Yves Behar Talks Sustainable Design at CES

Yves Behar Talks Sustainable Design at CES

There were green gadgets abound at the just-finished Consumer Electronics Show, but the techy toys are only one part of a larger -- and greener -- picture. During the show's last day, Inhabitat favorite

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Stanford Students Design a Fully-Recyclable Laptop

Stanford Students Design a Fully-Recyclable Laptop

A group of grad students from Standford University have won October's Autodesk Inventor of the Month award for their unique Bloom laptop - a computer that was designed to be disassembled for recycling in

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Top 5 Green Gadgets for Guys

Top 5 Green Gadgets for Guys

Our increasingly connected world has borne a booming crop of gadgets, however today's guy can be easily beleaguered by unnecessary or poorly-conceived tech -- which all too often finds its way into

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Brilliant Kinetic Batteries Recharge When Shaken, Not Stirred

Brilliant Kinetic Batteries Recharge When Shaken, Not Stirred

You're out in the boonies camping when suddenly your flashlight battery dies: this could seriously impair your trip! But it's just this kind of situation that Brother Industries Ltd has in mind for its

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Don’t Miss a Shot With This Solar-Powered Camera Strap

Don’t Miss a Shot With This Solar-Powered Camera Strap

With this new solar camera strap from designer Weng Jie, you can power your camera with sunlight.

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Samsung India Announces First Solar-Powered Mobile Phone

Samsung India Announces First Solar-Powered Mobile Phone

Today, Samsung India launched the first solar-powered phone, the Solar Guru. It's the first solar mobile phone to hit the market, and, at $60, it’s designed to be affordable.

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The Week In Greentech: TerraPower, Tesla, & Afghan Lithium

The Week In Greentech: TerraPower, Tesla, & Afghan Lithium

Bill Gates isn't the only Microsoft exec to focus on energy innovation. About a decade ago Microsoft Chief Strategist and Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold left the software giant to found

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Portable Solar Wind Turbine Keeps You Charged on the Go

Portable Solar Wind Turbine Keeps You Charged on the Go

How about this for an all-purpose gadget? Cheng Peng has designed a portable wind turbine with solar panels on its blades. The device is capable of generating enough energy to power your cell phone or

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New Analytic Tools Encourage Greener Computer Code

New Analytic Tools Encourage Greener Computer Code

Photo of Oracle cloud computing data center by Kevin Krejci With cloud computing starting to move from fantasy to reality, the question of the day is: How green is your cloud? Far from the children's

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Philips Unveils World’s First LED Replacement for Most Common Bulb

Philips Unveils World’s First LED Replacement for Most Common Bulb

There are over 425 million 60 watt incandescent bulbs sold every year, which makes the energy-sucking globes the most commonly used bulbs in the United States. Lighting the way to a more energy-efficient

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5 Smartphone Apps That Will Help You Save Energy

5 Smartphone Apps That Will Help You Save Energy

So you've changed your lightbulbs, installed energy-efficient windows, smart insulation, and solar panels on your roof. What more can you possibly do to save energy? Simple: use your smartphone to manage

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VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Exclusive Footage of Greener Gadgets 2010!

VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Exclusive Footage of Greener Gadgets 2010!

If you've been reading Inhabitat lately, you know that we had a blast liveblogging last month's Greener Gadgets conference, which showcased the hottest new developments in green tech. While we worked

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Yves Béhar Unveils New Hackable Solar Electric Car!

Yves Béhar Unveils New Hackable Solar Electric Car!

Yesterday, at the Greener Gadgets conference in NYC, prolific industrial designer Yves Béhar unveiled never before seen plans for his "hackable" solar powered electric car. While Béhar and his design

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