Here is another hand-cranked charger for the folks looking for a reliable device to ensure that they don’t run of juice. This is the Eton hand-cranked cellphone charger, an alternative-powered charger which should come in handy just in case the common forms of recharging your phone is not readily available.
All you have to do is connect your device to it using the included charging cable, crank the handle for about a minute and you get an additional 30 seconds of emergency power.
The charger also comes with an integrated 2,000 mAh lithium-ion battery which can fully recharge from a 2 1/2-hour USB connection to a computer or a USB AC adapter using the included cable.
The Eton BoostTurbine2000: Rechargeable USB Battery Pack with Hand Turbine Power Generator is available for about $59.95 over at Hammacher Schlemmer, something you can get in red, black or white color themes. It is also available over at Amazon.com for $54.75.