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Prototype Nano-Tech Charger Can Fully Recharge Your Cell Battery in Under a Minute

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Although it sounds like something out of Shadowrun*novel, there is some new tech on the horizon which could make our worries about smart-device battery drain a thing of the past. An Israeli company named StoreDot just showed off a high-tech new prototype battery charger at Microsoft’s Think Next event. This new battery charger utilizes Nanodots […]

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The more I think about this, the more I think it's either a scam or was an April Fool's joke. Too many things that don't add up.
 
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It would be sad if it's a scam. Cause if you can charge that fast ... I should think that the need for/worry over larger, longer-lasting batteries is now a bit less.

That video was fascinating to watch. I hope it is true and that we DO see it in 2015. If so, I know I'm in line for one. :)

Just think of the possibilities - and not just with charging smart phones...! Wow is right.

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If it does work, the battery would probably have to be compatible or susceptible to it, otherwise, I can see it being a detriment to the battery from overloading it with charge this quickly possibly. But if it pans out, this would be the end of external battery cases and possibly battery banks.
 

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It would probably save on energy costs too compared to today's chargers so eventually offset the price laid out to buy one.
 

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Would take to many amps would blow that battery up

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