Apple Secretly Partners With Intelligent Energy to Embed Fuel Cells in Future Products?

Apple Secretly Partners With Intelligent Energy to Embed Fuel Cells in Future Products?

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Apple and Intelligent Energy are working on a secret partnership to embed fuel cells in electronic devices such as laptops and mobiles, reports the DailyMail.

Fuel cells convert chemical energy from fuel into electricity in a way that is green and highly efficient. The technology could be rolled out in devices such as laptops and iPads, allowing them to run without being charged for days or even weeks.

Intelligent Energy has revealed that it's purchased numerous patents from Eveready in partnership with a major "international electronics company". It won't reveal the name of the company but the DailyMail says a source who has knowledge of the partnership confirmed that it's Apple.

Intelligent Energy recruited Apple Computers product specialist Joe O’Sullivan as its COO. It also opened an office in San Jose near Apple's headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple has filed patents for fuel cell technology in the past but we've yet to see any indication of when the technology might hit the market. A patent from 2011 even suggested that the company could use Liquidmetal for an internal component of a fuel cell.

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Apple Secretly Partners With Intelligent Energy to Embed Fuel Cells in Future Products?
Somebody - July 17, 2014 at 1:20pm
Don't know why this was done secretly.
Jeff Williams - July 15, 2014 at 4:20pm
Microsoft Backs Away From Grid http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2012/11/20/microsoft-backs-away-slowly-from-the-grid/ Hyundai "Tuscon" Fuel Cell Vehicle $499 per month w/ Free Fuel & Free Maintenance from Hyundai!!! (pure water for exhaust) https://www.hyundaiusa.com/tucsonfuelcell/ Toyota joins California Hydrogen Push in Station Funding - Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-01/california-awards-46-6-million-for-hydrogen-car-stations.html
Lolwut - July 14, 2014 at 7:35pm
This can change how batteries are for every device no matter its size.
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