Waste not, want not.
A company creating a new iPhone case claims it can harness leftover electromagnetic energy to power an LED notification system, which users can see even if their phones are face-down or in silent mode.
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Lunecase, developed by Ukraine-based startup Concepter, is an intelligent case that operates using energy that would otherwise go to waste, no batteries or cords required. The general premise is simple: When a call or text message comes in, the corresponding icon lights up on the back of the case, even before the phone starts to ring. Another version, Lunecase Eclipse, features a ring of lights around the Apple logo that flashes based on the type of incoming message. More notification categories, such as email, may be included in a future iterations. Read more…