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Mintyboost v2.0 is out
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The incomparable ladyada tells us:

The next version of the Mintyboost is done and documented. This time it’s based on the LT1302 chip instead of the MAX756, which can provide up to 600mA (although I’ve found that with 2xAA’s it doesn’t really go past 450mA). The layout was also improved for better efficiency. The upgrade was necessary as the latest Apple products really need a lot of current to charge and hopefully they will work better now!

Kit Upgrade! Mintyboost v2.0 is 2x better

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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