The Two-Day Laptop Battery Is Here


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

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