Sweet! I'm just surprised no one had already come up with a battery recharger/cover like this for Kindles.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
"the solar cell in the new device will extend the running time of the e-book’s battery by a day for every four to five hours of exposure to the sun."
Wow, terrific idea. Imagine this number reducing by half over the next few years.
I think I am just gonna get an ebook , and hook me a solar shingle on it, the wire the output from it to a mini usb cell phone charger wire. The energy percentage is better for the solar panel to..............
So the Sun charges the one side, and degrades the screen on the other,...........
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I was given as a present the Voltaic Systems solar backpack ($249). These cells have enough output to keep my cell phone or (assuming I had one) iPod in charge, and the backpack has a Li-Ion battery pack to use as a buffer on cloudy days.
What I use it for mainly, though, is to draw attention to myself. I get an average of two enquiries a day, some of which come from hot babes. So that's why I'd pick up a device like LG's solar-powered eBook reader: To start conversations with hot babes.
"I didn't cry when Bambi's mother was shot... but I cried when HAL was turned off."
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