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Apple's Shake-To-Charge Patent Trades Calories for Battery Life [Patents]

Patents Its larger form factor and bigger battery mean the iPhone 5 should last longer on a single charge. But to overcome the fact that battery technology still basically sucks, Apple has applied for a 'shake to charge' patent that uses electromagnetic induction to convert everyday motions into extra battery life. More »

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Putting the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx’s Battery Life to the Test

As Verizon Wireless tries to push a broad lineup of 4G LTE smartphones on its customers, the company omits an important fact: LTE destroys battery life. This may improve some day, when tech companies figure out how to optimize their hardware for the faster network, but for now the only way to solve the 4G LTE battery problem is through brute force. That's where Motorola's Droid Razr Maxx comes in.

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Apple “Hydrogen-fuel Battery” May Keep Future iPhones, iPads and Macbooks Powered for Weeks

Technology giant Apple’s products are well known for design and functionality but Apple fans have an age-old wish – a better battery life. And, this wish could be fulfilled soon as Apple is developing a battery that will run on hydrogen-fuel, a battery that can keep all portable Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod and Macbook powered, not for days, but for weeks.

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Acer’s TimelineX notebooks slim down and amp up

Acer has updates its 13- through 15-inch TimelineX notebooks to offer longer battery life, Sandy Bridge processors, and Dolby Home Theater v4 Audio. (4 mins ago)

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