Don’t get caught without a charged cell, iPod, camera or GPS. Pick up a portable solar charger.
The Solio portable solar charger ($49.95-$79.95) can be connected to almost any gadget and comes in four kinds: Mono, Classic, Rocsta and Mag. It holds its charge for up to a year and one charge can provide 11 hours of talk time on your cell. www.solio.com
The Novothink Surge ($69.95-$79.95) is compatible with the iPhone and iPod Touch. It is designed so you can place either device into the charger and still use your phone. Two hours of charge provides 30-60 minutes of talk time. www.novothink.com