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(International Business Times)   New report says an iPhone uses more energy than a refrigerator. Probably because it's the one appliance that Americans still use more than their refrigerator   (ibtimes.com) divider line 6
    More: Interesting, iPhone, refrigerators, I-CT, mobile internet, environmental impact statement, smart grid, electricity generation, broadband networks  
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2013-08-17 11:34:27 AM  
3 votes:
I thought iPhones ran on concentrated smug.
2013-08-17 02:25:37 PM  
1 votes:
yeah yeah whatever, i'm browsing fark on my 850w behemoth pc so i'm getting a kick out of this etc.
2013-08-17 02:14:13 PM  
1 votes:
So I guess if you have a blackout, the iPhone battery should be able to run your refrigerator for a day.

/Nope, no you can't.  You can't take the battery out
//And the Android battery is already dead

///Not sure where I'm going with this
2013-08-17 01:49:07 PM  
1 votes:

cameroncrazy1984: vygramul: Step one: look up BTUs a refrigerator needs to operate.
Step two: compare it to the entire energy cost in mining, production, and distribution of an iPhone.
Step three: pretend that's the same thing.

Obviously fridges spring fully-formed out of the ground.


Spontaneous refrigeration.
2013-08-17 12:10:35 PM  
1 votes:

cameroncrazy1984: vygramul: Step one: look up BTUs a refrigerator needs to operate.
Step two: compare it to the entire energy cost in mining, production, and distribution of an iPhone.
Step three: pretend that's the same thing.

Obviously fridges spring fully-formed out of the ground.


Stop spreading false information. The individual parts are grown on plants, true, but they are assembled by colonies of ants.
2013-08-17 12:03:02 PM  
1 votes:

vygramul: Step one: look up BTUs a refrigerator needs to operate.
Step two: compare it to the entire energy cost in mining, production, and distribution of an iPhone.
Step three: pretend that's the same thing.


Obviously fridges spring fully-formed out of the ground.
 
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