28 Feb '15, 6pm

These clever backpacks charge your devices with built-in solar power

Everyone has experienced the frustration of being on the go and needing to use your phone, only to find that it is completely dead. Project Solaire is changing that with these innovative solar backpacks. These simple packs capture sunlight as you go about your day so that you can charge your smartphone, camera or tablet when you need them most.

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