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Posts Tagged ‘Batteries’
Wireless everything... It's one of those clichés that usually come to mind when talking about the future of technology. While wireless has seen plenty of success with the invention of the mobile phone and WiFi networks, our computers still have a truckload of wires attached to them.
Have you ever wondered how you can get more information on your laptop's battery? That's a question that many people wonder, especially when they start experiencing shortened battery life. There is a quick and free way for you to get all of this info and more!
With all of the gadgets that you have around the house it may seem impossible to find any that are energy efficient. It's almost hard to imagine what a house would be like without the constant humming of electronics and the glowing LED's that light up the rooms at night, but you can give some of that up in favor of energy efficient gadgets!
When Microsoft created Vista they realized that they had to do a better job with conserving batteries and energy. Laptops are getting to the point where they last as little as an hour when they are brand new, and that not only reduces productivity but it also means they consume more electricity.
Some of you probably remember the Dell laptop that caught fire at a Japanese conference last year due to problems with the battery.
Could you imagine owning a laptop or a cellphone that had a battery life of 30-years (without recharging)? Such a technology could render chargers extinct because it is much more likely that the battery will outlast the product itself. The betavoltaic batteries promise to do just that, and no they are not outrageously enormous.
Picking up some batteries at the store can be quite discouraging because of the outrageously high prices that they can cost. As Lifehacker has been showing us lately things may not always be what they appear. Checkout what lies inside some of your everyday batteries:
Last year when Sony dealt with a massive recall of notebook batteries, it was a costly situation they had to deal with. In fact, the recall cost nearly $444 million after the 10 million batteries were taken care of! While Lenovo won’t have 10 million batteries to deal with, they do have 205,000 batteries that have been recalled.