News, apple, batteries, charging, iphone 4, iphone 5, mobile devices, smartmoviemaking, smartphones, Solar Power, techonolgy — September 7, 2011 11:22 — 1 Comment
Keeping your iPhone 4 fully charged
More so if we are using the camera constantly for
And when you are on the road it’s not so easy as to put another 1¢ coin in the meter. So far we have heard of ingenious solutions to charging smartphones from solar power to charging up your smartphone at bus shelters.
The latest bright spark of an idea is charging your smartphone while you walk. A company called InStep NanoPower is developing a small device that you place in your shoe that will generate enough wattage to power your mobile device with every step.
According to its press release its technology efficiently harnesses kinetic energy and turns it into electrical current using Galinstan, a liquid metal alloy that is often used in thermometers.
‘Two small pouches are filled with a fluid that is designed using nanotechnology to generate an electrical current when compressed over and over again by the up and down motion of the foot’.
Simple! But this, along with the other solutions to phone charging, is still a long way off, so in the meantime how best to prevent your battery from sliding down into the red when you are out in the field?
A more conventional method of juicing your phone, and certainly more realistic, is to invest in a battery case for your iPhone 4.
There are a number of cases on the market that include
The review explains that each battery case sports a
The case that came out top is the Mophie Juice Pack Plus, at $100. Interestingly, the writer also tested a
I guess you can’t turn off the sun!