Offbeat tech: The misfits of CES

Here are eight unusual items--some available, others strictly conceptual--that caught our eye at CES 2010.

Concord Keystone 4U2ReUSE Solar Sling Tote Bag



Why not recharge electronic gizmos while you carry them?

The Concord Keystone 4U2ReUSE Solar Sling tote bag lets you do just that.

Made from 100-percent recycled plastic bottles, the Solar Sling features a flexible solar panel and a battery pack with USB connectors. It charges phones, cameras, music players, and other portable gadgets.

The solar cell achieves a full charge after soaking up five hours of full sunlight. A great idea, but will the 4U2ReUSE work as promised? And how about shortening the name to simply "Solar Sling"? The company hasn't announced pricing and availability yet.

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