A patent for solar-powered, portable devices has been granted to Apple, which the company has seemingly attempted to keep as low-key as possible.
Senior Editor Jonathan Seff is back from Vegas. Here are a few of the other cool products he saw during the Consumer Electronics Show.
Mophie's latest addition to the Juice Pack line features a 2000 mAh battery that the company says can more than double your iPhone 4's battery life.
Citing ongoing negotiations with Apple, the company will stop selling its controversial MagSafe accessories on November 2.
Watts is a nifty utility that provides detailed information about your MacBook's battery, improves on Apple's menu-bar battery item, and reminds you to calibrate (and walks you through the process of calibrating) your battery.
Apple has filed a patent infringement suit against Sanho Corporation, makers of HyperMac external batteries for Apple portable computers.
Mophie has updated and redesigned its popular Juice Pack Air battery backup case for the iPhone 4. The case's built-in battery doubles the iPhone's internal battery, offering up to 6 extra hours of talk time on 3G, 36 more hours of audio playback, or nine hours of watching videos.
Apple's Japan branch has said it will be issuing replacement units to those iPod nano owners affected by faulty batteries.
The Japanese government has asked Apple to publish clear information for owners of original iPod nanos affected by overheating batteries.
Apple put the focus on Mac hardware this week, with new Mac Pro and iMac models. So we follow suit in the Macworld Podcast with an all-Mac discussion about the new hardware.