If this isn’t vapor-ware, then this will definitely encourage more purse and cell phone carrying folks to go out and buy some new purses. Joe Hynek, a grad student at Ohio State University, is reportedly working on a solar-powered purse that will be able to charge a cell phone or other electronic device. Hynek is still working on the device, but says it will be available within a year. That’s all for now folks. If you want to know when it’s closer to production or finally becomes available, you could subscribe to a Google News Alert on the subject.