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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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Stanford 'holy grail' battery breakthrough could triple gadget battery life

A lithium anode battery could mean less frequent recharging for electronics.

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Apple's iPhone and game consoles to prop up chip industry in 2014

The semiconductor industry will see more incoming revenue this year after the new iPhone is released, Gartner says

iFixit disassembles the Mac Pro

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If you thought the new year would bring an end to iFixit's disassembling tendencies, you might have stumbled into an alternate universe, friend. This time, the target is Apple's new Mac Pro, which the iFixit folks have found remarkably repair-friendly.