Fuel Cell laptop dock – 8hrs but ugly

Dec 27, 2006
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I'm sure we're all pretty used to hearing that fuel-cells are the future of our mobile energy needs, but some work really needs to be done sexing them up.  This is Samsung's attempt at a methanol fuel-cell for their Sense Q35 notebook, a chunky black docking-wedge and separate refuelling block.

Yes, it puts out 20W and can give you an extra eight hours of life, but it isn't exactly in-keeping with the design of the laptop, is it.  I think I'd much rather carry an additional battery "slice", preferably one which could also charge up the other power-hungry gizmos my lifestyle seems to deem essential.

Samsung Fuel-cell

Samsung Fuel-Cell recharging

Samsung [via Akihabara News]


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