The pleasures of Astronomy from childhood to adulthood
April 11, 2009 – 00:02 | One Comment

Amateur Astronomy is a hobby I’ve been engaged with since my early teens. I recall my first encounter with Astronomy after my father bought me a cheap rickety telescope that wobbled and never really focused …

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Using Solio for power hungry devices
June 16, 2008 – 12:43 | One Comment

When I first bought my Solio solar powered battery charger, after one month of use I came to the conclusion that you would never in your right mind need to or even want to use …

Trekking in the English countryside with Solio
June 1, 2008 – 10:35 | No Comment
Trekking in the English countryside with Solio

This weekend, my better half and I decided to go on a lovely trek through the English countryside. We had planned to make it a rather technology intensive trek in the sense that I was …

Solio – Conclusions after one month
May 28, 2008 – 17:02 | One Comment

It has now been one month since I started using the Solio portable solar charger. I’ve used it at home, taken it on holiday with me and had a good chance to play around with …

Solio – Five flashes of the LED
May 12, 2008 – 07:43 | No Comment

Oddness. Although I had four flashes of the LED on the Solio day before yesterday, meaning that it was in theory 100% charged, I actually managed to get it to flash five times yesterday! I …

Solio: Long term solar charge up today
May 8, 2008 – 13:32 | No Comment

Today is sunny all day! Nice and warm, about 25C. Summer is here! I got my Solio charging on the balcony at work as soon as I got in this morning. This means it’ll get …

Solio: half day on charge
May 7, 2008 – 22:00 | No Comment
Solio: half day on charge

Today was a very sunny day. Unfortunately my office is North facing so I don’t get any direct sun-light at my desk. I decided to go up to the west end of the building and …

Experiments with Solio
May 5, 2008 – 10:29 | No Comment
Experiments with Solio

I’ve been toying with the idea of buying a Solio solar charger or almost two years and I finally gave in to temptation and bought one a few days ago. I thought I’d blog about …