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iPhone 4S Battery Woes: Where is the Outrage?

Apple's iPhone 4S battery blues should act as the catalyst for change, with users demanding better battery performance no matter the handset brand.

Apple iPhone 4S Battery Drain: Guessing Game Continues

Users are helping each other with makeshift battery-saving techniques while Apple remains mute in response to their complaints.

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Tips to Keep iPhone 4S Battery from Draining Fast

People find that the "Setting Time Zone" element within Location Services in iOS seems to operate when it doesn't need to, resulting in excessive battery drain.

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NEC Says New Technology Doubles Lithium Battery Life

NEC said Monday that it has developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that doubles the life span of conventional models.

How to Extend Your Camera's Battery Life

Ever missed a crucial shot because the battery on your camera died unexpectedly? Here’s a collection of tips that are guaranteed to extend a camera’s battery life.

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Smartphone Battery Life Could Be Dramatically Improved in "Subconscious Mode"

Researchers propose a new mode to boost your phone's battery life by about 50 percent by putting it in an "almost-totally-asleep" mode.

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Electricity-Harvesting Device May Put Power in Your Steps

Two researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have created an energy-harvesting technology called 'reverse electrowetting' that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.

AMD Updates C- and E-Series CPUs to Boost Laptop Performance, Battery Life

Chipmaker focuses on laptops for portable computing, questioning whether the tablet market has room for more than iPad.

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Motorola Titanium Review: Great Battery Life, Not Much Else

The Titanium is a push-to-talk phone with great battery life, but slow data speeds make it useless as a smartphone.

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Security, Hacker Conferences Have Technology Industry Buzzing

The world's best security researchers and hackers have gathered in Las Vegas for the Black Hat and Def Con security conferences, and news about their work is creeping out like a toxic flood.