22 Dec '11, 3pm

Apple Looking At Powering MacBooks with Fuel Cells

Apple Looking At Powering MacBooks with Fuel Cells

Will fuel cells be the next big thing for laptop batteries? Apple is looking into this possibility as a patent application reveals. Apple Insider reports that two Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show that the company is interested in fuel cells -- the titles of the applications are "Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device" and "Fuel Cell System Coupled to a Portable Computing Device." Apple Insider notes that the company, "makes a case for using fuel cells to power portable electronic devices, noting that hydrogen and associated fuels could allow such devices to operate 'for days or even weeks without refueling.' But the company also notes there are challenges in creating hydrogen fuel cell systems that are portable and cost-effective." Not only that, but getting people to refuel their laptops by changing out the fu...

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