As regular reader of our Blog, you are well informed about the hottest trend in 2007: Solar and iPod bags.Â
The Washington Postâ€™s article from yesterdayâ€™s edition: Let Your Gadgets Soak Up the Sun features â€˜â€¦ a new generation of photovoltaic gadgets employs the sunâ€™s rays to power iPods, cellphones and more.â€˜
The top of their list is Rewareâ€™s Juice Bags followed by a range of other portable solar charger.
The CNN article states: â€˜Todayâ€™s latest gadgets are so refined and petite that they clip on to a belt or slip easily into a pocket or a bag. The next challenge confronting designers and engineers is to make technology not only portable but also wearable.â€™
USA Today in todayâ€™s article Backpacks: A new â€˜badgeâ€™ of cool states: â€˜Backpacks are no longer just for lugging books and peanut butter sandwiches. Students also pack them with laptops, cellphones and iPods. Theyâ€™ve evolved into techno-fashion statements that have to look hip, feel comfortable and hold an ever-evolving array of stuff.â€™
A very interesting article by USA Today that describes the huge size of the backpack market and the big shift from being â€˜justâ€™ a bag towards the technical evolution of backpacks to be functional, personal and fashionable.
Following the examples of recent media coverage and I think there is more I didnâ€™t come across (yet), Wearable Electronic is attracting the attention of â€˜heavy weightsâ€™ in the news business and with it, a wider audience.