Batteries for electric cars have already gotten a big boost from the lithium-ion needs of gadgets, so why not solar cells? Imagine millions of beautiful gadgets with solar power embedded in them. It'd not only change the market and spur technological development, but put the freedom of solar in the hands of the world's elite consumers.
Imagine sitting in the sun with your iPad for as long as you wanted to without having to power up. Instead of hunting for an outlet at the coffee shop, you could fight over the best sunny spot in the park across the street.
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