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12-05-2010, 04:09 PM #21
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So you drive your car around for six hours with the iphone hung out the window to charge it? Sounds green to me.
I'm waiting for the pocket nuclear fusion iphone charger...
12-05-2010, 04:21 PM #22
Solar panel iPhone case anyone? Whoever thought putting a mini windmill on an iPhone is dumb in my book...
12-05-2010, 04:52 PM #23
12-05-2010, 05:00 PM #24
Now if only I could fan the inside of my iPhone, it gets really hot when tethering. I get getting hot on jailbreak apps, but tethering is a basic functionName? whereswaldo
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12-05-2010, 06:44 PM #25
He should have just made the fan that plugs into the connector with a cord so you can put it out your window when you're driving or something
12-05-2010, 06:56 PM #26
Use an office fan to spin the fan on the iPhone or does this defeat the purpose? Lol
12-05-2010, 06:59 PM #27
Hanging it out the window while driving = 20 min charge time or loss of iPhone
12-05-2010, 07:47 PM #28
Wow you could hold your phone out of the window while you drive. LOL
12-05-2010, 07:54 PM #29
or buy a window mount
12-05-2010, 07:56 PM #30
I'd rather kill the polar bears. That's one ugly case.iPhone 4 to Android directly back to iPhone 4. I learned my lesson and will never leave iOS again.
12-05-2010, 07:56 PM #31
12-05-2010, 08:14 PM #32
12-05-2010, 08:17 PM #33
i would make one that can be magnet to the top of the car then have like a usb hub to plug all your devices...perfect for road trips..or on a bike mountTHANK ME THANK THANK AGAIN..
12-05-2010, 08:22 PM #34
Just like adding "in bed" to the end of a fortune makes it funny, adding "for an iPhone" to the end of a bad product idea makes it newsworthy.
For every tree-hugging fool, there's some company trying to part him from his money with a feel-good product that likely caused more damage to the environment in its production and shipping than it will ever offset by the electricity it produces. A real wind turbine has a specially designed blade and alternator to maximize efficiency. This thing is a portable fan with a diode in an ugly case that won't fit in your pocket.
Might as well try charging your iPhone using dissimilar metals and some citrus fruit. Or better yet, just plug it in TO THE WALL and check the air pressure in your tires and insulation in your attic if you REALLY want to have a measurable impact.
12-05-2010, 08:39 PM #35
Yeah! Put it on the outside of your car! I will stand at red lights and take all the iphones I see :P
12-05-2010, 08:56 PM #36
I can't tell you the number of times I've been stuck out in the Kalahari or Gobi deserts without access to reliable power, but having wind/solar iPhone would be neat: when is the iPad version coming?
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12-05-2010, 09:46 PM #37
lol this is very creative, but i dont think i would be using it 24/7, looks kinda funny
12-05-2010, 10:03 PM #38
12-05-2010, 10:14 PM #39
Blow your iPhone to charge it
Sry blow the fan lol
12-05-2010, 11:21 PM #40
I have a use for this. We go trekking in Nepal and also recently climbed kilimanjaro. It's a good alternative to the solar chargers which can be heavy.