Trying to succeed where others have not, Lilliputian gets Intel as investor and partner for miniature fuel cell designed to charge smartphones and other small gadgets.
There's enough firepower here to shatter an egg, a glass mug, and numerous objects to devastating effect. See what having too much free time on one's hands will cook up?
Company raises more venture money to develop its butane-powered fuel-cell charger for consumer electronics. Can they displace rechargeable batteries?
It looks way too tiny to use comfortably by humans.
It's tiny and probably useless.
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Brookstone will carry a portable fuel cell USB charger from Lilliputian Systems able to deliver extended hours of charge time for smartphones and other electronics.
Huawei's invading the UK with a gigantic 7-inch 'phone' -- really a tablet with a huge battery that you can make calls on.
Startup Oorja Protonics has developed a methanol fuel cell to give battery-powered forklifts a lift and it's planning to apply the same hybrid approach in fleet vehicles.