Retriev Technologies Gives Old Batteries New Life

March 10, 2016 by  
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From smartphones and laptops to TV remotes and game controllers, batteries power just about every aspect of our busy, jam-packed lives. We rely on them to keep our smoke detectors functioning, our power tools revved up, our watches ticking, and so…

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Analog Watch Co. Designs Comfortable and Chic Wooden Watches From Reclaimed Lumber

October 10, 2014 by  
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Analog Watch Co. have designed a gorgeous set of minimalist watches made from the offcuts of lumber. Unlike other wooden watch manufacturers, this Philadelphia-based company is the first to fit each watch with a flexible wooden and leather strap, rather than clunky wooden links. The sturdy unisex watches are 80% biodegradable and are presented in recyclable packaging. The company will plant a tree for every watch sold through a nonprofit partner. + Analog Watch Co. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Analog Watch Co. , biodegradable watches , reader submitted content , reclaimed timber , reclaimed wood , recycled wood , watches , wooden watches

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SmileSolar Watch: One Hour of Sunlight Provides Three Months of Battery Life

May 21, 2014 by  
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Swedish City Gives Commuters Free Bikes for Six Months to Reduce the Use of Cars

May 21, 2014 by  
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A city in Sweden is testing a new program they hope will slash the number of cars on the road. The government is giving away free bikes for six months to three dozen test cyclists. All they have to do in return is promise to use the two-wheelers instead of cars at least three times a week. The test cyclists include students, commuters, parents and children. Read the rest of Swedish City Gives Commuters Free Bikes for Six Months to Reduce the Use of Cars Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle design , bike program Sweden , biking program , cycling Europe , Europe bikes , free bikes , Gothenburg , green transportation , Sweden bikes , Sweden green transportation

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Google and Motorola Unveil “Moto 360? Stylish Smartwatch Powered by Android Wear

March 30, 2014 by  
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With the advent of smartphones , traditional watches have been largely relegated as antiquated accessories. To reinvent the antiquated wristwatch into high-tech arm candy, Google recently debuted “Android Wear” for the “Moto 360,” a sophisticated smartwatch that’s both voice- and gesture-controlled. Like Google Glass, this new Android-powered wearable technology can be hooked up to control your phone, TV, and other electronic devices for a seamless, hands-free user experience. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , android wear , Google , Google Glass , google smartwatch , google wearable technology , moto 360 , motorola , motorola smartwatch , Smartwatch , watches , Wearable Tech , wearable technology        

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hereO Watches for Kids are Equipped with Real-Time Tracking Devices

March 6, 2014 by  
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The world’s tiniest real-time tracking device for the world’s tiny tots,  hereO GPS Watches  will help parents keep tabs on their kids via iOS and Android. Each water-resistant watch is equipped with a smartphone-like GPS that provides parents with the exact location of their child. The watches are durable, perfectly sized for small wrists (about half the size of other wearable-tech gadgets), and they come in an array of bright and bold colors. Though still in beta testing, the watch is up for pre-order with an early bird special that includes six months of service. Head over to Inhabitots to find out more! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: gps for kids , GPS watch , GPS watch for kids , hereO GPS Watches , hereO watch , hereO watches for kids , Inhabitots , real-time tracking device , real-time tracking device for kids , tiniest tracking device , tiny tracking device        

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It’s Time for an All-Natural, Sustainable Watch

October 23, 2013 by  
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Mistura Watches are crafted from wood and other renewable resources to create a completely environmentally friendly, sustainable product.

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Samsung’s Android-Powered ‘Galaxy Gear’ Smartwatch Isn’t Your Grandma’s Timepiece

September 8, 2013 by  
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Remember back in the early 2000′s when cell phone companies were racing to see who could create the smallest phone, even though we weren’t really sure why? The electronics industry’s sudden obsession with smartwatches feels strangely reminiscent of that time. Samsung recently became the latest company to announce its entrance into the smartwatch arena, with the debut of the “Galaxy Gear.” Unlike other smartwatch concepts, the Galaxy Gear isn’t meant to replace your phone, but to provide a hands-free extension of it. Equipped with S-Voice, Samsung’s version of Siri, the wrist-gadget can be used to make phone calls, dictating email, and checking the weather–all without lifting a finger. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , gadgets , galaxy gear , Google , samsung , Smartwatch , Technology , watches        

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Samsung’s Android-Powered ‘Galaxy Gear’ Smartwatch Isn’t Your Grandma’s Timepiece

September 8, 2013 by  
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Remember back in the early 2000′s when cell phone companies were racing to see who could create the smallest phone, even though we weren’t really sure why? The electronics industry’s sudden obsession with smartwatches feels strangely reminiscent of that time. Samsung recently became the latest company to announce its entrance into the smartwatch arena, with the debut of the “Galaxy Gear.” Unlike other smartwatch concepts, the Galaxy Gear isn’t meant to replace your phone, but to provide a hands-free extension of it. Equipped with S-Voice, Samsung’s version of Siri, the wrist-gadget can be used to make phone calls, dictating email, and checking the weather–all without lifting a finger. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , gadgets , galaxy gear , Google , samsung , Smartwatch , Technology , watches        

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