This Game Boy doesn’t need batteries, but shuts off every 10 seconds  The VergeView Full coverage on Google News
A team of researchers have developed a new take on Nintendo’s classic Game Boy console that replaces its array of four AA batteries with a set of five rows of solar panels, and buttons that can harvest power as you play.Like shutting down every 10 seconds or so.

This Game Boy doesn’t need batteries, but shuts off every 10 seconds - The Verge

As a way of demonstrating advances in energy and where they might lead us, a team of researchers has built a Game Boy that requires no battery, instead powering itself from a combination of solar energy and the user’s interactions with the device.Energy technology has come a long way since the first handheld gaming consoles emerged in the 70s and 80s. As a way of demonstrating these advances and where they might lead us in the future, a team of researchers has built a Game Boy that requires no battery, instead powering itself from a combination of solar energy and the user’s interactions with the device.

Battery-free retro Game Boy runs on solar power and button mashing

A battery-free device that mimics Nintendo's iconic Game Boy pulls power from the sun and pressing of buttons. It is capable of storing energy when not in use, allowing continuous gameplay.

Battery-free Game Boy can be charged MILLIONS of times by the sun

A hand-held video game console allowing indefinite gameplay might be a parent's worst nightmare.

Battery-free Game Boy runs forever

Retro Game Boy is the first-ever battery-free, energy-harvesting, interactive device. The research offers a sustainable alternative to batteries, which end up in landfills.Button pressing and solar energy power the retro gaming device

Battery-free Game Boy runs forever - Northwestern Now