Battery Designed to Last A Laptop's Lifetime

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  1. Iria

    Iria New Member

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    Source: PC World
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    Anyone with a laptop knows the story: after a few months, the battery won't hold a charge as long as it did when it was new...and it keeps degrading until you have to buy another one.

    Now comes a company called Boston Power which unveiled a new battery pack Thursday that the firm claims will last the lifetime of a typical notebook, which is about three years (yes, I know, you've got a notebook from 1997 and it still works great...three years is the AVERAGE time people own a notebook before replacing it). By contrast, a typical, standard, battery pack will last about nine months, they say.
     
  2. pr0digal jenius

    pr0digal jenius Delete Me

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    that's awesome...most highly used batteries are shot down to about half a charge by 2 years
     
  3. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    hmm.....maybe i should wait to get my HP laptop then :).
     
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    isn't the worlds supply of lithium running out or something?
     
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    I thought Sony made batteries that lasted a laptops lifetime :eek:
     

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