Toshiba Demos Methanol Fuel Cell
Are the recharges going to be so inexpensive as to be cheaper than plugging in to charge? Keep in mind that plugging into a car is essentially free and plugging in at work is payed for by the employer.
The extra talk time is nice, but I don't see it being worth the expense for most. It's usefulness seems to require being away from any other power source for a significant amount of time. Even airplanes are beginning to provide power ports now.
That will depend on the size of the unit, though. If it's small - no larger than a cell phone itself - then I c...
*Methanol is cheap and easy to produce. In some parts of the world you are more likely to be able to brew your own methanol than plug in to a reliable electrical grid (but they still have cell service, and indeed ...
The mere convenience of buying a $1.00 (or equiv) cartridge in a vending machine, gas station, or kiosk will beat the hassle of having the charge your phone on the go. It'l...
What is the point of it?