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Breakthrough batteries last 20 years, charge 70 percent in two minutes

If the breakthrough battery tech hits mainstream it could revolutionize electric cars—and end the forced obsolescence of smartphones.

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Panasonic unveils pin-sized battery for wearables

The capacity will limit power, but Panasonic plans more pin batteries

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Six-y thoughts

Most of the leading makers of iOS accessories aren't quite ready to ship items to go with your new iPhone 6—but some are ready to talk about the items they'll soon be selling to accommodate Apple's latest. Plus, we even have a few accessories ready to be used right now.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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Cheaper solid state batteries hint at longer-lasting wearables

An alternative to lithium-ion promises twice the energy storage in watch-friendly shapes and sizes.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Making sweet music

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories includes gear for making music, listening to tunes, and sharing both with your friends.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Stack 'em

This week's roundup of new add-ons for your iOS devices includes a gadget that you can use to stack and recharge dozens of iPads in a single sitting, as well as new devices for recharging, carrying, and listening.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Better batteries

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes several new ways of powering up your iOS device when a power plug isn't nearby.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Totally tubular

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes a little bit of everything: Bluetooth, wood, power, and even old-fashioned, tube-powered speaker with a 21st-century twist.