Apple investigating fuel-cell-powered MacBooks

December 27, 2011
Apple patent application

Apple patent application (credit: Apple)

Apple could build new notebooks that are even smaller and lighter than current battery-powered devices by switching to fuel cells for power, Apple Insider reports.

Two patent applications published this week support that: “Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device” and “Fuel Cell System Coupled to a Portable Computing Device.”