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Small holes actually increase battery strength

11/15/2011, Who would have thought that a slab of cheese with holes inside might actually be the inspiration to boost the performance of batteries in devices that we use? Yes sir, scientists have actually managed to give battery strength a much needed boost with...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system...

Tesla’s flat pack battery in Model S

11/14/2011, IKEA isn’t the only one to come up with the idea of flat packs – Tesla, the manufacturer of electric cars extraordinary, has just introduced the flat-pack battery. Yes sir, this particular battery will lie at the bottom of the car –...

Apple patent reveals new MacBook battery and SSD configurations

11/14/2011, Apple has patented many inventions and innovations in the past, some practical and some bordering on something you would expect from a sci-fi novel, but a recent publishing of Apple’s patents for their MacBook series of laptops might suggest that these...

iOS 5.0.1 beta now being seeded to selected users

11/08/2011, As we all know, the beta version of iOS 5.0.1 has been seeded to developers about a week ago, and now it looks like they’re getting non-developers to test the update as well – 9to5Mac.com has reported that they’ve received invitations to test...

iOS 5 bugs affecting battery life, fix coming (Apple)

11/02/2011, You may have heard that some iPhone 4S users have been complaining about their battery life as of late. There are many speculations floating around, but basically, Apple came out and said that they know about a number of bugs in iOS 5 that will affect the...

iPhone 4S battery not as good as iPhone 4?

10/17/2011, Apart from Apple’s brand new iPhone 4S featuring an A5 dual-core processor, one of the features boasted by Apple regarding the iPhone 4S is its supposed longer lasting battery, which we guess can help seal the deal for some who may be worried about...

NEC’s new battery technology said to last twice as long

10/17/2011, While we long for new battery technology that will be able to let us use our smartphones or tablets for longer periods of time, NEC has managed to develop a new lithium-ion battery technology that they are claiming will be able to double the life span of...

RIM gives tips on extending BlackBerry battery life

10/14/2011, Now that some of the BlackBerry devices feature larger displays, they are subjected to the same amount of battery drain that most smartphones face today. We all know there is a price to pay for larger, full-colored displays. Well, the folks over at the...

Monolith iPhone 4 case with built-in projector

10/14/2011, If you’re looking for an iPhone case which combines a battery pack and a projector all rolled into one, the Japanese accessory maker, Century, might have just what you’re looking for in the form of the Monolith casing for the iPhone 4.

DoCoMo aims for 10 min battery charge

10/03/2011, Earlier at the CEATEC pre-tour show, a rather interesting gadget by NTT DoCoMo was spotted. In essence it’s basically a battery pack for your smartphone, much like Mophie’s Juice Pack and other external battery cases, but the kicker here is that this...

Mophie outs new series of juice packs for iOS devices

09/20/2011, If you feel that your iOS devices drain battery too quickly for your liking and you find yourself constantly out of battery in the middle of the day, perhaps it’s time to consider getting yourself an external battery pack, and with Mophie releasing...