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Motorola customers can buy a new cell phone battery that can be recharged (get this) by hand, using an attached hand crank!
The battery sells for about $50.
While it definitely serves a need, be forewarned that the battery is about the size of a cell phone, and at seven ounces isn't a lightweight.
If successful, the company expects to roll out models for other cell phone brands like Nokia and Ericsson sometime next year.
While you wait, check out the Instant Power Charger ($20) designed to juice up selected Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, and Panasonic cell phones and Pocket PC and Palm PDAs.
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If you have to travel like I do, then you KNOW what a pain computing on the road can be.
If your traveling is for pleasure and you plan to take a laptop, then you STILL know what a pain computing on the road can be.
Either way, I hope these ideas help.
Oh, if you get home before I do, please leave a light in the window and the latch-string out.