[Gadget de la semaine] The Booster Brolly, charger umbrella from Vodafone

by bold-lichterman

Vodafone has just created a very special type of umbrella: the Booster Brolly. Thanks to its solar collectors which recover energy and store it in a USB battery, the Brolly booster will allow you to both recharge your smartphone while protecting you from the rain.

Gadget de la semaine The Booster Brolly charger umbrella from

The umbrella also has a network amplifier, which allows the person holding it to benefit from better signal quality, and a small LED, for additional lighting. Vodafone VIP customers can test the device today atIsle of Wight Festival.

A gadget that could have been extremely useful lately, given the weather.