Featured Articles

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

We wanted to learn a bit more about Qualcomm's plans for wearables and it turns out that the company believes its…

More...
Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

We had a chance to talk to Michelle Leyden-Li, Senior Director of Marketing, QCT at Qualcomm and get an update on…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 22 May 2008 10:41

Hydrogen powered phones coming

Written by Nick Farell

Image

It is a gas


French
boffins have come up with a hydrogen fuel cell which can be used a backup power source for mobile phones.

Boffins at the Atomic Energy Commission have created a fuel cell which is about the size of a cigarette lighter. The gadget is supposed to be carried in a belt pouch for those moments when you run out of power for the phone. The cartridges are being developed by the company, Bic, which makes pens, lighters and razors.

The idea is that it will be part of a "hybrid" system in which the phone first draws on the conventional battery for its power and then taps into the fuel cell if needed. The gas cartridge holds three to five recharges of the traditional battery.

These will be seen in shops by 2010.
Last modified on Thursday, 22 May 2008 20:32
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments