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Title: 24-hour battery?
Post by: spic0m on September 14, 2008, 23:31:59 PM
HP is planning to release a laptop with 24 hour autonomy. Nice!




http://www.betanews.com/article/HP_may_trump_Dell_with_a_24hour_batterypowered_EliteBook/1220992042
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Supernova on September 15, 2008, 16:18:53 PM
It is a good start but they still need to put some effort to make it lighter and cheaper... I would not go for it. Thumbs down.
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Mercury on September 16, 2008, 12:18:09 PM
I wonder how comes no one to have make a laptop with solar cells back of the lcd...
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Supernova on September 20, 2008, 20:35:45 PM
I do not know about monitor with solar backs, i know gadgets with solar chargers for laptop. And bags with solar covers for chargers.
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: spic0m on September 20, 2008, 22:53:41 PM
Just be patient, solar power whether is efficient or not is a trend now, so expect more and more stuff powered by photons.  ;)
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Supernova on October 01, 2008, 23:02:38 PM
But as for this laptop with solar chargers, it would not be a good idea thinking of it again. First of all, who would work on a laptop facing the sun? And seccond, who would leave his valuable brand new laptop under direct sun light that will eventually turn the thin plastic into junk, just to charge it?

Maybe a separate solar charger is more possible but solar chargers already exist.
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Mercury on October 02, 2008, 08:26:12 AM
But as for this laptop with solar chargers, it would not be a good idea thinking of it again. First of all, who would work on a laptop facing the sun? And seccond, who would leave his valuable brand new laptop under direct sun light that will eventually turn the thin plastic into junk, just to charge it?

Maybe a separate solar charger is more possible but solar chargers already exist.

You've got a point here
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: spic0m on October 02, 2008, 23:54:30 PM
http://www.laptopical.com/solar-panel.html
http://www.earthtechproducts.com/p2002.html

 ;)
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Mercury on October 07, 2008, 23:20:55 PM
These are solar chargers actually.
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: spic0m on October 08, 2008, 20:02:27 PM
If you stick it on you laptop back it becomes a solar powered laptop.  ;D  ;D  ;D
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: Supernova on October 14, 2008, 23:12:19 PM
If you stick it on you laptop back it becomes a solar powered laptop.  ;D  ;D  ;D

You may also stick the laptop by chernohbil and make it nuclear powered...
Title: Re: 24-hour battery?
Post by: spic0m on October 15, 2008, 20:08:53 PM
Cooool, but you don't read the news alot ;D : http://pcbheaven.com/forum/index.php/topic,450.0.html