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DoCoMo Recharges Phones With Water

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Jul 18, 2006, 9:31 AM   by (staff)

NTT DoCoMo and AquaFairy have shown off a prototype charger that uses water as its fuel source. The charger has a catalysts which converts the water to hydrogen that then fuels it. The catalyst is good for several charges. This new water charger is significantly smaller and twice as powerful as methanol based chargers that the company showed off last year. It produces enough power to charge the phone in the same amount of time as an AC socket. Because it only lasts for a few charges, this charger is not meant to replace AC models, but as a supplement for people who use 3G services so much their battery doesn't last a day or for emergency charges. The two companies signed an agreement last week to begin development of a production model charger based on this technology.

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the real use for this is theyellowdart Jul 19, 2006, 11:28 AM
water charger jlp3rd Jul 29, 2006, 2:55 PM
THIS.... IS.... motoBOY Jul 23, 2006, 1:17 PM
This is crap... WHO NEEDS WATER... SprintPCSGuy Jul 19, 2006, 11:21 AM
I can already see where this is going. Foamy Jul 18, 2006, 9:39 AM
Free Energy fresno Jul 20, 2006, 5:25 AM
Something missing MediaGuru Jul 18, 2006, 6:39 PM
What we really need sangyup81 Jul 18, 2006, 10:40 AM
This is no Catalyst motorola1 Jul 18, 2006, 7:40 PM
Another reason for liquid damage..... LastNightStand Jul 18, 2006, 4:38 PM
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