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Researchers tout tenfold battery capacity boost

Researchers tout tenfold battery capacity boost

German team claims metal fluoride batteries could power future smartphones.
Stewart Mitchell Oct 24 2011, 2:28PM Hardware
NBN users complain about battery backup

NBN users complain about battery backup

Are batteries even necessary?
James Hutchinson Oct 12 2011, 7:33AM Collaboration
Q&A: What good will a jelly battery do?

Q&A: What good will a jelly battery do?

So-called 'jelly batteries' could be set to make gadgets safer, lighter and longer lasting. We speak to a research team about what the polymer 'wonder' gel is capable of.
Tom Brewster Sep 13 2011, 6:58AM Hardware
Samsung Galaxy SII: It's nothing short of remarkable

Samsung Galaxy SII: It's nothing short of remarkable

The Samsung Galaxy SII brings some very big guns to the dual-core wars. Read our review to see why this phone is so highly regarded.
Jonathan Bray , Nic Healey Aug 30 2011, 12:17PM Reviews
Graphene gel could yield ultrafast batteries

Graphene gel could yield ultrafast batteries

Smartphones could recharge in seconds.
Liz Tay Jul 20 2011, 7:38AM Mobility
HP's expanding recall.

HP's expanding recall.

More fire-hazard hardware.
Liam Tung May 31 2011, 9:49AM Mobility
Garmin recalls fire-prone GPS

Garmin recalls fire-prone GPS

Australian warning.
Liam Tung Aug 26 2010, 10:11AM Hardware
BlackBerry network push to extend battery life

BlackBerry network push to extend battery life

Server-side apps minimise mobile phone drain.
Angus Kidman Aug 10 2010, 8:45AM Mobility
Not dead yet: 2010 notebooks - more power, better battery life

Not dead yet: 2010 notebooks - more power, better battery life

Today's notebooks better than ever.
Staff Writers Jul 29 2010, 10:35AM Hardware
iPhone 4: an upgrade or an iPhone for late adopters?

iPhone 4: an upgrade or an iPhone for late adopters?

Which is more compelling: the new device or the software upgrade?
Anthony Caruana Jun 8 2010, 4:10PM Mobility
Hitachi claim breakthrough will give ten years battery life

Hitachi claim breakthrough will give ten years battery life

Lithium-ion gets a new lease on life.
Iain Thomson Apr 7 2010, 2:09PM Hardware
HP unveils multi-touch business tablet

HP unveils multi-touch business tablet

EliteBook 2740p offers choice of input methods.
Daniel Robinson Mar 2 2010, 7:49AM Hardware
Nvidia pitches Optimus as prime notebook platform

Nvidia pitches Optimus as prime notebook platform

New system pairs onboard and discrete chips.
Shaun Nichols Feb 11 2010, 11:33AM Hardware
The future of the battery: Coke, metal or leaves?

The future of the battery: Coke, metal or leaves?

CSIRO pours cold water on Coke power.
Munir Kotadia Jan 20 2010, 9:03AM Strategy
CES 2010: Hardware rivals unveil new notebooks

CES 2010: Hardware rivals unveil new notebooks

Samsung, Asus and MSI all show off new devices at CES.
V3.co.uk staff Jan 8 2010, 8:59AM Hardware
Samsung netbooks promise 12-hour battery life

Samsung netbooks promise 12-hour battery life

New line offers energy efficient LED displays and rapid boot up times.
Dan Worth Jan 6 2010, 9:11AM Hardware
Kindle gets longer battery life and PDF reader

Kindle gets longer battery life and PDF reader

Firmware update means seven days between charges, says Amazon.
Daniel Robinson Nov 26 2009, 8:50AM Hardware
Sony's "lightest ever laptop" unveiled

Sony's "lightest ever laptop" unveiled

New business-focused Vaios weigh as little as 655g.
Daniel Robinson , Dan Long Oct 9 2009, 2:44PM Mobility
Laptop battery battle: Apple MacBook Pro vs Acer, Dell, Toshiba and others

Laptop battery battle: Apple MacBook Pro vs Acer, Dell, Toshiba and others

If you're in the market for a new laptop, one of the most important, and tricky considerations is battery life. We've bench tested 10 ultimate laptops in our latest issue, and here are the results
Staff Writers Sep 1 2009, 6:27AM Mobility
Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Laptop giant forced to offer replacements for ailing batteries.
Phil Muncaster Aug 17 2009, 9:15AM Hardware

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