02 May '13, 9pm

This mobile phone charger runs on water

© Powertrekk When your phone battery dies, you can shake it , pedal for it , hook up a small solar pane l to it, or even use your BBQ grill to charge it. And you'll soon have another option, but one that requires no sunshine or movement or heat to produce power. In the near future, all it may take to charge your gadgets will be to pour some water into a small fuel cell, and let chemistry take its course. The soon-to-be-released myFC PowerTrekk unit is a combination fuel cell and battery pack that can be used for mobile power needs for "all the devices that can be charged via USB". With the addition of about a tablespoon of water and a fuel pack (or pukk, as they term it), the fuel cell immediately starts producing power, and the battery pack acts as the storage buffer. "At the heart of myFC PowerTrekk is myFC’s proprietary FuelCellSticker technology. Made from foils and ad...

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