Gallery: Apple Patents Solar Powered iPhone


Is there anything an iPhone can’t do? There isn’t much, but charging via the Sun’s rays is one thing the gadget of all trades has yet to master. Well, now Apple is looking to change that. They’ve applied for a patent for a solar-powered iPhone that could make it an even hotter commodity than it already is.

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  1. metis June 4, 2010 at 2:09 am

    it can’t multi task or use (easily) 3rd party or non-censored apps. so ya, there’s a LOT it can’t do.

  2. cheezwiz June 3, 2010 at 10:15 am

    the switch from the metal casing is actually two years old now, not relatively recent since the phone has only been out for three. but this would be sweet..

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