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Nov 23 AT 2:55 AM Taylor Wimberly 27 Comments

World’s first Android device with Mirasol display has battery life measured in weeks

If the major theme in mobile technology this year was dual-core processors, consider 2012 to be the year of reducing battery drain. We will see more power efficient processors, modems,  and smarter software, but most importantly we will have the next generation of display technology.

Leading the way is Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc. (QMT) and ... Read More »

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Nov 15 AT 7:16 PM Taylor Wimberly 18 Comments

Mirasol displays ready to extend your Android phone’s battery life to days in second half of 2012

Wouldn’t it be awesome if your smartphone’s battery life was measured in days instead of hours? The major source of power consumption in any mobile device is always the display, so it makes sense that a new technology could provide the breakthrough in battery life that many consumers are longing for.

Qualcomm thinks this breakthrough technology ... Read More »

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Nov 15 AT 5:48 PM Dustin Earley 44 Comments

New Li-ion battery technology offers 10x battery life and faster charge times

As smartphone internals like processors and graphics chips continue to evolve, they become more efficient with each generation. However, battery technology has started to slow down when it comes to the lithium-ion juice inside smartphones. The only way battery life has been extended in phones recently is due to power consumption advancements in other hardware. But thanks ... Read More »

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