A gallon of gas could power your iPhone for 20 years
0. phoneArena 27 Dec 2011, 03:35 posted on
If you ask ExxonMobil, we’d still be living in a gas-run economy even in the distant 2040. The fuel company that swapped places with Apple in the battle for the world’s biggest in…
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1. bbblader (Posts: 580; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
thats 10 in android years and 25 on symbian/wp7.5
2. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
Unless the iphone starts to burn and explodes
3. chirole (Posts: 18; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)
except Gas isn't renewable so I really don't see Exxon's point. It'll run out. Gas will run out and at least our society is smart enough to start looking for new sources.
4. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4090; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Ok this is so stupid. If the iPhone used gas it will be like a Molotov cocktail. Don't drop it because it will explode. Gosh this was a stupid article. Fossil fuels are NOT the future. It's a limited resource we are almost done with. Hydrogen & Solar power are the future.
8. idiotwind13 (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Dec 2008)
Nobody is suggesting that one would actually use gas to directly power a phone. All they are saying is the amount of raw energy in a gallon of gas would provide an amount of energy sufficient to charge an iPhone once a day for 20 years. I don't disagree with you on fossil fuels not being the future, but yours is a mis-reading of the article.
10. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4090; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
I was being facetious. I mean I said GOSH! lol
paulyyd got what I was saying. So plus 1 for him & minus 1 for you idiotwind13.
I think you mis-read me. lol
I am just trying to have some fun on PhoneArena.com.
5. jasongohjr (Posts: 75; Member since: 26 Sep 2011)
Juz built a solar panel behind our phone's screen... Juz do it!
9. vmaster (Posts: 31; Member since: 11 Dec 2011)
I'm assuming you're being sarcastic, but just in case you're a little blond he meant to say "Just" but in a cooler way...lol.
Anyways, Jasongohjr I completely agree with you, solar technology should have been implemented years ago!! Maybe not to even fully substitute a plug charger method, but at least use the technology to prolong battery charge.
11. idiotwind13 (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Dec 2008)
Minus one for sarcasm failure. Here's a hint: if you are going to use sarcasm or be "facetious" using the written word, you have to make some indication that that is what you are doing, a la Stephen Colbert over-the-top ignorance. The way that you did it leaves open a very reasonable interpretation for someone who is not familiar with your writing or views that you are simply stupid.