MAKE contributor Mikey Sklar has posted a how-to on Voltaic about using the solar power company’s 15-watt panel to charge a 12v battery, for use in camping, festivals, powering personal electronics, etc.
Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.