Apple MacBook or iPad models could be powered by hydrogen fuel cells in the future as the tech giant looks to improve battery life.
The California-based company last week (29th Sep) lodged a patent application covering the “design of a portable and cost-effective fuel cell system for a portable computing device”.
It specifically mentions “proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells” that use hydrogen as a fuel.
“The hydrogen may be catalytically split into protons and electrons at the anode of each PEM fuel cell,” Apple wrote in the patent application.
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