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WVU students offered new way to charge devices

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The worry of a dead cellphone on the way to class may be one less stress with new FuelRod stations spread across WVU’s campus.

The new vending machine service allows students to purchase a portable charging kit with just the swipe of a credit card.

For $20, a user can purchase a kit, which includes a FuelRod portable charger, and an adapter to charge either an Android or Apple device. When on campus, a dead charger can be swapped for a fully charged FuelRod at any SwapBox for free.

The portable charger promises to give the user up to eight hours of talk time on a cellphone, or four hours of use on a tablet…

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