You never know when the lights will go out, taking your data--and perhaps even your entire PC--with them. An inexpensive battery-backup can save the day.
Keep track of battery life with BattCursor, a free program that puts the remaining battery percentage under the cursor.
View battery statistics and manage calibrations with BatteryCare.
Hoping laptop battery life will improve in the future? A university professor says battery life has actually gotten worse in the past 20 years.
For those of you who use your laptop mostly for browsing the Web, the browser you choose could play a large role in your laptops battery life.