Is better battery life the next killer app?
Subject: Mobile | December 13, 2006 - 03:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Laptops have come a long way in the past 6 years. With Alienware and others putting high end gaming components into their systems, it quickly becomes apparent that battery technology just hasn't kept pace. The Tech Zone looks at batteries in general, and the top 5 technologies that are most likely to take us into the future.
"With all of the tremendous advances that are taking place in our world of internet and wireless existence, a
person may never consider that the 'holy grail' is in the field of battery life. You might have thought that it
would be the next generation of wireless devices that allow you to project holographic images of the Google screen
so that you can do web searches in mid-air in the airport. Yep, it's true — it's in the works! The restricting
problem is that little-considered power source we simply take for granted. The simple battery. It has been
confounding for a century now."
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