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Make Your BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Last Longer

When I first started using my BlackBerry PlayBook tablet about a month ago, I was impressed that I could get through nearly an entire day on a charge.

Laptop Batteries You Won't Have to Replace for at Least Three Years

New lithium-ion batteries coming soon from Leyden Energy are said to hold a full charge for at least three years.


Does a Laptop Need a UPS?

Since I recommended removing a laptop's battery while using AC power, John Stevens asked if he needed a UPS

Coming Soon: Yell At Your Phone To Charge It

Researchers have figured out a way to turn energy from sound into electricity that may someday allow you to yell at your cellphone to charge it.


10 Biggest Tech Cover-Ups: Shut Up and Act Like Nothing's Wrong

The list of tech companies that made business mistakes and didn't address them immediately includes Amazon, Apple, Dell, HP, Intel, and Sony, among others.

Laptop Battery Not Charging

Myloginname asked the Laptops forum what to do about a battery that's not charging

Three Laptop Parts You Can Replace Cheaply on eBay

Laptop repairs don't have to cost a fortune. Very often you can get parts for a fraction of what the manufacturer charges.

House Passes Bill Declaring Lithium Batteries Safe

Elected representatives are siding with big business to prevent regulatory agencies from doing their jobs to protect consumer and transportation safety.

Microsoft: Run IE9 for Long-lasting Laptop Battery

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is the most power-efficient browser on the planet, Microsoft claimed this week.

Battery Supply Problems to Lead to iPod Shortages?

Stocks of iPods could dry up as a Japanese chemicals maker struggles in aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.