Car phone air conditioner: Chevy’s new feature to cool smartphones (VIDEO).

Important New Tech: an In-Car Air Conditioner for Your iPhone (Video)

Important New Tech: an In-Car Air Conditioner for Your iPhone (Video)

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July 5 2015 11:41 AM

Your Smartphone’s Personal Air Conditioner

Chevy’s curious new in-car feature.

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As summer begins to heat up and record heat waves roll across America, Chevrolet wants to make sure the most important passenger in your car stays cool: your ... phone. Enter Active Phone Cooling, Chevy’s uncalled-for solution that pipes cool air over your device when the car’s AC is on.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.