8 tech gadgets that don't need electricity

Hate feeling powerless? These electronic devices never run out of juice, and can even recharge your other gadgets.

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Jan 23, 2014 9:47PM
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Kind of misleading headline... more accurate would be 8 tech gadgets that still require electricity but with unique ways of acquiring it.
Jan 23, 2014 9:53PM
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I like these gadgets but solar, wind, small generation and batteries are not new and these ideas aren't either....sorry but it is what it is. 
Jan 23, 2014 9:18PM
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I prefer being prepared to survive with no electricity at all.
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If you are camping out on the Outback and want to stay in contact with the outside world, these devices are a handy way to charge your devices and cook a meal at the same time.  Although, these gizmos create electricity, on a nano scale, using heat to create electricity to power a cell phone and, or other devices.  Why can't the same principles be applied on a larger scale to produce larger quantities of electricity? 
Jan 23, 2014 8:55PM
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Nothing to be impressed about. Get back to the drawing board and make something worthwhile. This way we will have something worthwhile to read about.
Jan 24, 2014 11:41AM
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i had the same thing as the ecoxpower on my bike as a kid in the early 70s but it was just for lights still.. theyve been around for over 40 yrs.
Jan 24, 2014 11:36AM
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The solar generator is a good deal made in the U.S. and in a brown out your ice cream  won't melt but get a chain and lock it down!
Jan 23, 2014 9:03PM
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I am not impressed. than again maybe I can live without all the newest items.
Jan 23, 2014 10:50PM
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Some of these products look interesting but a spare battery would cost a fraction of the price so have a couple with you with little extra weight.
Jan 24, 2014 9:08AM
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Now people are going to think they were winding for electricity when they see old film and movie cameras being wound is pics from the past.
Jan 23, 2014 11:17PM
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Does anyone know if any of these are American made?
Jan 24, 2014 11:30AM
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I agree with SE1021...all of these products eventually receive their 'power' electrically, so, how can it be said that these items don't need electricity? 
Jan 24, 2014 2:56AM
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Yeah, I can pull electricity out of my a-- just like MSN keeps pulling these "articles" out its a--
Jan 24, 2014 12:09AM
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Somebody should pull the plug on Obamaville's printing press
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