Aimed at the MacBook, the new fuel cell system would offer up to one week of battery life …

Apple has a solution to overcome the limited autonomy of lithium-ion. According to specialized sites that keep an eye on the brand’s patents to Apple, the US giant has just approved a “fuel cell system that powers a laptop.”

This new system should integrate the MacBook to give them autonomy ranging from a few days to a week, without weighing it down. Engineers would thus be able to solve the challenge of compactness of these renowned ecological and powerful battery.

Sodium borohydride, sodium silicate or magnesium hydride

Generally composed of hydrogen, the fuel cell made ​​by Apple, they, would involve other chemicals: sodium borohydride, sodium silicate, lithium hydride or magnesium hydride said CNET.