Are you tired of fighting around the few available AC outlets in the airport or at the conference you’re attending? Well, the New York Times is reporting that More Energy, a subsidiary of Medis Technologies, looks to have a solution for you in the form of fuel cell chargers for portable devices. Nearly available for commercial release, the 5-ounce fuel cell charger will cost around 20-25 USD and features a unique method of operation.
The fuel cell is housed in a flexible plastic shell a bit larger than a deck of cards. The cell comes with a cable to link it to the device that needs recharging. Squeeze the shell â€” the container resists slightly and pleasantly as it clicks shut â€” plug in the cable, and the fuel cell starts to do its work: a chemical reaction produces electricity, and a dead Razr is brought to life more swiftly than Frankenstein.
The fuel cell charger sounds like a winner, but we’re looking forward to solar powered BlackBerrys, or maybe ones that generate power when we reply to emails.