Reposted from the Wall Street Journal:
Laptops have a new talent: ultra-marathoning. Computers coming this winter can last up to 22 hours on a single charge. That’s enough battery for two full days of work…or one really, really bad day.
We demand the impossible from our gadgets – to be fast, light as a feather, cheap, with enviable looks and batteries that go on and on. Here’s the thing: With laptops, at least, we’re actually getting close to having it all.
You’ve long been able to buy a battery that was so big it transformed your laptop into a luggable desktop. But the latest 13-inch laptops from Apple, Acer, Dell and Lenovo pack enough oomph to do real work in a package you can hold in one hand. I borrowed them all, then unplugged them…