Day: July 8, 2020

Garmin thinks solar charging is more than a sports watch gimmick

Camping is back on, unlimited outdoor exercise is permitted and Garmin has decided now is as good a time as any to launch three new solar charging sports watches: the Instinct Solar, Fenix 6 Pro Solar and Fenix 6S Pro Solar.

Garmin doesn’t particularly want you to care about solar itself, more what it means for how long you can go between charges. Since the launch of the Fenix 6X Solar last year, though, its outdoor teams have turned what was an experiment into a serious investment. Now we’ve got a much better idea of how useful it could be:

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Ditch the plastic in your life with some ingenious pill power

Despite the country’s household eco-sensibilities improving markedly over the last decade, there is no getting away from the fact that the UK still uses 13 billion plastic bottles every year. Of these, only 7.5 billion are recycled. The remaining 5.5 billion are landfilled, littered or incinerated. You can do more, though. Here we have selected pilled products that free you from relying on buying cleaning potions in plastic containers, as well as a reusable water bottle for popping your own pills.


Many have tried, but few brands have found a successful formula for concentrated household cleaning products. But with

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