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Apple and Samsung test Solar Technology for Gadgets

Samsung recently launched a Solar Powered netbook, is an Solar iPhone in the near future?

Jul 27 2011, 9:04am CDT | by

Apple and Samsung test Solar Technology for Gadgets
 
 
 

Solar power still struggles with efficiency. The vision that solar cells power our gadgets is just starting to take shape. The efficiency issue is still holding it back from the mass market. Samsung made a new effort with the release of the Samsung NC215 Solar Netbook. Digitimes reports that Apple is also testing solar technology from Taiwan for adoption in consumer electronics.

Besides the low efficiency of solar cells, portable devices bring another issue to the table. For the most part phones and laptop spend their days in bags and pockets. Maybe in the future we all run around with transparent pants to charge our gadgets with the sun.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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