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solar powered SQ-S media player from Shiro

shirosq_s1.jpgMore solar-powered gadgets are hitting the market every day. Singapore-based Shiro, has recently unveiled its SQ-S solar media player that will soon be available to the media obsessed masses.  The SQ-S stores up to 38 hours of music or 10 hours of video and charges via a solar panel on the back of the player or via USB connection.  Four hours of direct sunlight is said to fully charge the 16GB player.

Features: Recordable FM tuner, MP3, WMA, WAV, FLAC, APE, M4A and OGG codecs support, JPG, BMP and GIF picture and SMV video, with conversion from AVI, MPG, WMV, Real Player, QuickTime, MP4 and DVD files. Built-in microphone and voice record, lyric display while listening and a bunch of other features.  The screen is a 1.8″ 65k color LCD.

Available ‘soon’.


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Sunday, December 21, 2008

organic cotton squirrel onesie

Eco fashion for the wee ones.


Animal prints are all the rage. Designer Ross Meneuz and his Fauna brand have taken sepia toned images of nature and interjected them into our wardrobe. This squirrel print strikes my fancy – except when one of these furry nutcrackers is scoffing down all the sunflower seeds from my birdfeeder.

on sale for $19 @

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