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Tech Crunch – Darrell Etherington – Apple Exploring Alternative Wind Power Technology And Motion-Control Mac Mice – 29 December 2012

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Apple’s patent filings today reveal one concept outside their usual product-focused applications, detailing a method for harnessing wind power in a manner different from that employed in traditional turbines. Electricity gathered from a wind turbine would be converted to heat energy and stored in a “low-heat capacity fluid” in Apple’s patent, allowing it to be tapped on an as-needed basis whenever the wind dies down. Continue reading