ModeLab mobiles power themselves

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It’s about blasted time that we’re starting to see mobile phones that actually consider environmental viability. Three concept mobiles from ModeLabs are designed around using the repetitive motion inherent in mobile usage to actually provide power for the thing. The U-Turn, for example, uses the opening-closing of the keyboard to inject some extra juice into the battery. Can’t wait. [GT]

ModeLabs [via Ministry of Tech]

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By Gabrielle Taylor | December 26th, 2006