Not only is the Eton FR150 Microlink ($30) ideal for staying in the know while off the grid, it's also perfect for no-fuss music on the beach. This emergency portable FM/AM radio is easily powered by a hand-crank generator, solar panels and, um, USB port. The FR150 Microlink features a rechargeable NiMH battery pack, a handy bright white LED flashlight, built-in cell phone charger and earphone jack.