The best recharging options under the sunYour tech’s only as good as its battery life. Get a free recharge with this solar-powered gear.
1 The Beast Ultimate
It may look like it was born bad, but this off-roader tops 19.8 mph and travels up to 18 miles on a single charge. And it’s at home on numerous tricky terrains, from sand to snow. daymak.com/beast
2 GoSun Sport
Solar power, the medieval way. Use sunlight to cook up everything from eggs and fish to stir-frys and steak. The GoSun Sport can reach 550°F, and even works when it’s cloudy.
3 EnerPlex Surfr Amp
This battery case boosts the life of your iPhone 6/6s by 160 percent and, as long as the sun shines, you can top that up with a continuous charge from the rear solar panel. goenerplex.com
This is more than a smartphone-controlled lock. It’ll alert you if someone tampers with your bike. If you crash, it’ll send you a message; fail to respond and it’ll notify a friend or family member.
6 Soulra Rugged Rukus
A portable Bluetooth speaker has two jobs: to sound good, and to not die on the party. In daylight this one is faultless in both regards. After dark it’ll kick on for another eight hours.