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Yeah, this really doesn't seem like the greatest idea in the world. Not only from the security or vandalism point of view, I just don't see it making much sense. If you are really that stuck for power then why not carry a wind up or solar panel charger with you, then you can charge your phone anywhere. Or maybe consider using your phone less, looking around and engaging with the rest of the world for a change (pet peeve of mine).

I can't wait until most hand-held devices are charged by wireless power. Stick that in your bus stop, cafe, home and work place etc. and I will be all for it.
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post #32 of 73
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Originally Posted by GingerJohn View Post
Yeah, this really doesn't seem like the greatest idea in the world. Not only from the security or vandalism point of view, I just don't see it making much sense. If you are really that stuck for power then why not carry a wind up or solar panel charger with you, then you can charge your phone anywhere. Or maybe consider using your phone less, looking around and engaging with the rest of the world for a change (pet peeve of mine).

I can't wait until most hand-held devices are charged by wireless power. Stick that in your bus stop, cafe, home and work place etc. and I will be all for it.
Run out of gas frequently? Don't go to work, use your car less frequently. There, solved.

-- Because everyone uses his mobile phone just for recreation and to avoid living their life.
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I'm jealous.
Don't be jelly... Just walk around the neighborhood in long beach for long enough and pretty soon a couple of nice gentlemen will gladly give you a few bullets for your ipod!
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Statement : people who ride the bus cannot afford an iphone
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Statement : people who ride the bus cannot afford an iphone
Did you really think about what you are saying? So anyone who can gather up 400$ is rich, and is too smug to ride the bus?
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Did you really think about what you are saying? So anyone who can gather up 400$ is rich, and is too smug to ride the bus?
Obnoxious Reply: With $400 One Could Easily Purchase A Moped
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post #37 of 73
How long will it take to cost money
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So they are willing to give me free electricity for devices I don't have, but not diesel to lower the cost of the journey.

Seriously, advertisement schemes like this could be used to make bus journeys cheaper if the bus companies weren't so greedy. I don't like advertisements, but im all for it if it makes stuff I have no choice to buy cheaper, since I can ignore them anyway.
     
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post #39 of 73
They make cell phones that are solar powered.
Why not make a usb cover with a solar panel. Or make a motion one(like in the shake flashlights)

But seriously the batteries last like a day, at least a few hours.
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post #40 of 73
It would be interesting to see someone vandalize one of the USB ports by swapping the 5V DC for the 120V AC.
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