A Picture is Worth: Will Personal Solar Power Take Over Our Lives?


Image via Yanko Design

Yanko Design shows off an idea for a personal solar power pole. It's hardly a new idea (or hardly a bad idea...we love personal solar power around here), but the designer's concept image might slap us out of a gadget-obsessed stupor. When a beach scene looks like this, we know we're done for.

If I am ever so concerned about missing a call because I'm at the beach that I have to carry around a solar charger, please, please take away my gadgets altogether. Or at least hand me a solar powered skin for my cell phone instead of a giant post.

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Tags: Concepts & Prototypes | Electronics | Gadgets | Solar Power

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