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June 30, 2006

The future is now: 21st-century fuel cell power for your cellphone or PDA


That's right: not a pipe dream or a "real soon now" thing but for sale right here: for $9.95 you get a zinc air fuel cell (above), the clean energy source of the future, to power your cell phone or PDA.

The bad news: you have to spend an additional $29.05 (bringing your total cost to go green to $39) for a SmartCord (below)


linking the fuel cell to your phone.

Yeah, they also throw in a car charger and USB connector charger and AC adapter but that's not why you're here, is it?

Memo to the company flogging this technology: sell us just the fuel cell and SmartCord — we already have all that other stuff.

Even really clever people occasionally mess up.

I heard that.

[via Stephen Bové]

June 30, 2006 at 11:01 AM | Permalink


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