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Submission + - MS tech lets you put batteries in any way you want (

jangel writes: While its strategy for mobile devices might be a mess, Microsoft has announced something we'll all benefit from. The company's patented design for battery contacts will allow users of portable devices — digital cameras, flashlights, remote controls, toys, you name it — to insert their batteries in any direction. Compatible with AA and AAA cells, among others, the "InstaLoad" technology does not require special electronics or circuitry, the company claims.
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MS tech lets you put batteries in any way you want

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