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Dumb thing about a smartphone is its battery

Just give me a cellphone that requires charging once a week, not every two minutes, writes Masood Boomgaard.

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No sapphire on your new iPhone?

Apple may have disappointed by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but the material is gradually making its way into mobile devices.

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Mixed reviews for Apple’s iWatch

Apple’s iWatch is tethered to the iPhone and will combine health and fitness tracking with communications.

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Dumb thing about a smartphone is its battery
September 12 2014 at 14:00

Just give me a cellphone that requires charging once a week, not every two minutes, writes Masood Boomgaard.

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No sapphire on your new iPhone?
September 10 2014 at 10:10

Apple may have disappointed by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but the material is gradually making its way into mobile devices.

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Mixed reviews for Apple’s iWatch
September 10 2014 at 04:07

Apple’s iWatch is tethered to the iPhone and will combine health and fitness tracking with communications.

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How to check if a battery is dead
September 5 2014 at 09:42

Spent alkaline batteries are more likely to bounce than fresh ones, according to an American electrical engineer. [VIDEO]

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Google working on ‘quantum’ chip
September 3 2014 at 10:01

Google said it is working on a super-fast 'quantum' computer chip as part a vision to one day have machines think like humans.

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HP recalls power cords over fire hazard
September 2 2014 at 09:23

Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring.

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‘This period in human history is unique’
September 1 2014 at 14:04

The future is going to be what we make it. It can be the Star Trek utopia or a Mad Max wreck, says Vivek Wadhwa.

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Apple to replace faulty iPhone batteries
August 26 2014 at 09:39

The company says the issue affects a 'very small percentage' of handsets and that they fall within a limited serial number range.

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Screen snag could delay iPhone 6
August 22 2014 at 11:44

Redesign of key component has disrupted panel production ahead of imminent launch.

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Broken phone screen?
August 21 2014 at 13:40

Apple's forthcoming iPhone 6 reportedly improves on earlier versions in one crucial way...

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