YoGen Ripcord Charger
Calling all lawnmower fans! Wouldn't it be great if you could charge your cell phone or MP3 player the same way you'd start up a gas-powered mower?
Even if you answered "no," the US$40 YoGen Mobile Charger could provide emergency power in a pinch, as this video
Like today's solar chargers, the YoGen ripcord device
isn't a viable alternative to the conventional AC adapter, but it's handy for campers, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who need a quick charge in the wild.