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    A solar-powered iPhone?

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    It's possible that Apple's future just got sunnier.

    Employees at computer, phone and software company Apple have filed a patent to place solar cells on portable devices, "Trade the News" reported Monday.
    Outfitted with such technology, Apple’s devices, like the iPhone, could have photovoltaic cells stacked underneath LCD touch screens, thus maximizing the area available for harnessing the sun.

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    not that special, you can make one for about $15.
    http://www.break.com/index/how-to-bu...b-charger.html

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    or you could just make your batteries replaceable...

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    Quote Originally Posted by squished18 View Post
    or you could just make your batteries replaceable...
    Ditto to that.

    Also, they will probably charge more for iPhones with this feature.

    I think they are only doing this because their battery quality sucks enough as it is.
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