Kinetic Mobile Phone Patents Convert Coffee to Battery Power via You

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Similar to these cellphone concepts, this kinetic phone patent allows cellphones to be charged by movement. Sure, kinetic recharging is great for watches, where power consumption is low, but cellphones? Sounds iffy.

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We're not sure that a day's worth of jostling around in your pants will get you more than a few minutes of extra talk time, but sometimes that's enough.

Kinetic powered mobile phone patented [Mad4mobilephones via PocketPicks via Textually]

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Hmmm... I'm thinking about those flashlights that you shake for 5 minutes to generate enough power for 30 minutes of light. Maybe they could find a chin-attachment for a mechanism like that...convert all the movement your mouth does while you're jabbering into the power for the cell phone. You'd probably get some astoundingly strong jaw muscles that way too...