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Apple's Shake-To-Charge Patent Trades Calories for Battery Life [Patents]

Apple's Shake-To-Charge Patent Trades Calories for Battery Life [Patents]

By Gizmodo.com | Posted - Sep. 21, 2012 at 12:41 a.m.



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Its larger form factor and bigger battery mean the iPhone 5 should last longer on a single charge. But to overcome the fact that battery technology still basically sucks, Apple has applied for a 'shake to charge' patent that uses electromagnetic induction to convert everyday motions into extra battery life.More Read More ...

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