With two new iPhones unveiled this week, the rumor mill is grasping at straws, it seems, to come up with something juicy to speculate about.
So here we have a new report about solar power and how Apple may use it in the company's mobile business model.
What we know for sure is that Apple is looking for a "Thin Films Engineer" with experience in - you guessed it - the solar industry! And this reality is creating a buzz across the blogosphere tonight.
The Mobile Devices group is seeking an experienced professional who brings expertise in the area of thin films deposition. This engineer will assist in the development and refinement of thin films technologies applicable to electronic systems. The successful engineer in this role will be able to work closely with suppliers and deliver scalable manufacturing processes in a timely manner.
In recent years, there has been ample speculation that Apple is considering solar panels in everything from its corporate facilities to its mobile products. And while it's unlikely that we'll see a solar powered iPhone any time soon, solar energy could play a significant role in a smartwatch product, for example. And we all know Apple is working on one of those.
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Source: Apple (via 9to5Mac)