11 Jan '12, 11am

#Solar Powered #Kindle Case by SolarFocus at #ces gives you 3x more reading time than other cases

#Solar Powered #Kindle Case by SolarFocus at #ces gives you 3x more reading time than other cases

Among many of the gadgets creating a buzz before CES even started was the Solar Lighted Cover for Kindles from SolarFocus. I stopped by the booth upon arriving at the show to get a close-up look. © Jaymi Heimbuch The solar-powered case is durable and sleek, with a cover that can charge your Kindle to full with a day's worth of light. The internal battery charges to full with 8 hours of sunlight, which provides 50 hours of continuous use for the LED light, or up to an 80% charge for a Kindle. The main difference between this cover and other Kindle covers featuring lights is not necessarily the solar panel, but rather how the internal battery works. Most covers draw the power used to run the LED light from the Kindle itself, draining the power and cutting your reading time. This cover draws power for the light from the internal battery, not from your device. This difference ...

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