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More Power, Captain
Next to reception, a cell phone's most critical component is talk time.
Manhattan Scientifics is testing a device called a micro-fuel cell that they say could replace cell phone batteries.
The company reports that prototypes can already power a cell phone for weeks.
Unfortunately, the new batteries won't be ready for prime time for a while.
In the meantime, if you're worried about your cell conking out while talking to Spielberg about a seven-figure deal, invest in a third-party super battery.
Some are bigger and boast more power, while others are slimmer and sexier.
Lithium Polymer batteries are 20 percent lighter and 50 percent slimmer than comparable-sized LiIon batteries.
Do you have some mobile computing advice to share or have a question?
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Include your first initial and last name and put the word MOBILE in the subject.
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(Please note that these columns are written several weeks in advance so publishing it will be delayed accordingly.)
If you have to travel like I do, then you KNOW what a pain computing on the road can be.
If your traveling is for pleasure and you plan to take a laptop, then you STILL know what a pain computing on the road can be.
Either way, I hope these ideas help.
Oh, if you get home before I do, please leave a light in the window and the latch-string out.