Wire-less Power to Charge Your Gadgets

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Researchers at MIT are working on a way to charge your gadgets via electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic radiation is usually found in things like radio antennas, but by tunneling the energy from one copper antenna to another (which would be connected to your laptop), researchers have found out that it's possible to recharge devices. The process is still in its early stages, but anything to eliminate the huge chunk of cables under our desk gets our vote.

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Physics Promises Wire-less Power [via BBC]

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This is really the final frontier in terms of electronics. Who needs batteries anymore if we could all get our power wirelessly - they can just set up wifi and wipower spots everywhere and you never need a recharge at all!