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lifespan

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Find out if your MacBook's battery exceeds its recommended lifespan

The number of times a MacBook's battery has been cycled through can be quickly found in its System Report, and Apple also offers its estimate on what your model's cycle count limit should be.

By 4 November 2015

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Google extends Chrome OS device lifespan by a year

Chromebooks and Chromeboxes now will get software support for five years. This could make it easier for businesses and schools buy them.

By 17 May 2014

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28 'Grams: Instagram serial thriller launches, 15 seconds at a time

Indie cinema is moving onto your phone with the new 28-part serial thriller "Shield 5," coming soon (in bite-sized chunks) to an Instagram feed near you.

By 2 February 2016

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The Milky Way may be dead or dying, but help is on the way

Our galaxy might be running out of fuel, but scientists say that a shipment is on the way in the form of a previously exiled part of the Milky Way.

By 30 January 2016

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5 DIY dog toys you make in minutes

Forget buying overpriced dog toys. Your pups are just going to destroy them anyway.

By 30 January 2016

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iPhone 6S teardowns show Apple is paying more for longevity

Apple isn't skimping on components, with a piece-by-piece analysis of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus showing that the smartphones offer improved durability and lifespan.

By 30 September 2015

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Cree refines the 4Flow LED, but maybe it shouldn't have

Despite better efficiency, better color quality and a longer lifespan, Cree's new 4Flow LED isn't as dimmer-friendly as the original.

By 14 September 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By 24 April 2015

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By 22 October 2014