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Old 06-25-2012, 09:00 AM
Jeff Campbell
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Default iPad Charging is Certainly Low Cost

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.tuaw.com/2012/06/22/the-energy-required-to-charge-an-ipad/' target='_blank'>http://www.tuaw.com/2012/06/22/the-...charge-an-ipad/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"All of our electronic gizmos, whether as large as a 27" iMac or as tiny as an iPod nano, need electricity to thrive."</em></p><p><img height="304" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1340512327.usr105634.jpg" style="margin-left: 72px; margin-right: 72px;" width="456" /></p><p>Interestingly enough, you can find out exactly what it costs to power an iPad all year at the <a href="http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_243352_317_205_776_43/http;/uspalecp604;7087/publishedcontent/publish/epri_calculates_annual_cost_of_charging_an_ipad_at__1_36_da_855261.html" target="_blank">Electric Power Research Institute</a>, and it turns out to be about $1.36 USD per year. Laptops, by comparison, are about 6 times as much in the usage department.&nbsp;</p>
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