Off-Topic: use laptop only as USB power supply

Gabriel Cain gabriel at
Thu May 20 22:22:02 UTC 2010

Get a minty boost from LadyAda and use batteries. Much lighter than 
carrying a laptop as a big battery around. :)


Matthias Flittner wrote:
>  Hi there,
> I'm not sure if anyone out there has an answer to this insane question:
> But is it possible to use my laptop only has power supply via usb for my
> mobile phone. Yes you heard right: I don't want to boot an operating
> system I only want to charge my battery of my mobile phone. No fan should
> be powered on. I only need voltage on the USB ports.
> Any suggestions? ;)

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