12 May '11, 7pm

Cell Phones Could Be Talk-Powered: How cool would it be if your cell phone could gain all the power it needed to...

The technology produces energy from the vibrations caused by sounds. The prototype consists of tiny zinc oxide wires sandwiched between two electrodes. A sound pad on top vibrates when hit by sound waves which causes the zinc oxide strands to compress and release. That generates an electrical current that charges the battery.

Full article: http://ecogeek.org/component/content/article/3502

Tweets

Cell Phones Could Be Talk-Powered

ecogeek.org 12 May '11, 7pm

As comments on the The Telegraph clearly point out, there is an orders of magnitude gap between even theoretical energy ha...

@DoctorKarl This is a better analysis of the fa...

cleantechnica.com 12 May '11, 10pm

Yes, cell phone radiation harms bees. A Swiss researcher placed cell phones next to hives and recorded what happened. When...

Are cell phones killing bees? (Nope) How the fa...

redgreenandblue.org 12 May '11, 9pm

Yes, cell phone radiation harms bees. A Swiss researcher placed cell phones next to hives and recorded what happened. When...

Mobile Phones Charged With Energy From Your Voice

treehugger.com 09 May '11, 4pm

The Texas A&M and University of Houston researchers focused on a certain type of piezoelectric material, which is able to ...

Mobile Phones To Use Noise From Your Conversati...

treehugger.com 09 May '11, 4pm

The Texas A&M and University of Houston researchers focused on a certain type of piezoelectric material, which is able to ...

Charge your phone by yelling at it:

grist.org 11 May '11, 5pm

As if cell phones don't already encourage enough annoying, disruptive public noise, researchers at Sungkyunkwan University...

Living green in the great Northwest

redgreenandblue.org 13 May '11, 8pm

Don’t go making up something in response to someone making up something. I looked at the pdf article that you referenced, ...

Just What We Needed Dept: Wooden iPhone Dock Turns Phone Into Analog Alarm Clock: by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francis...

Just What We Needed Dept: Wooden iPhone Dock Tu...

treehugger.com 12 May '11, 6pm

Called a "minimalist" design, the wooden dock is meant to make your iPhone look like an analog alarm clock while it charge...

More evidence your cell phone is killing bees:

grist.org 17 May '11, 5pm

There's a new study fingering cell phones as the culprit behind mysteriously dwindling bee populations. That's been one of...

PV News Annual Data Collection Results: Cell and Module Production Explode Past 20 GW: The following is an exc...

PV News Annual Data Collection Results: Cell an...

greentechmedia.com 09 May '11, 5pm

While 2010 witnessed unfettered growth and lucrative profits for the industry, 2011 and 2012 are widely expected to be muc...