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Apps to manage your phone's battery life

A quick-draining battery is a common complaint from mobile users. What you might not know is that some apps you've downloaded are draining battery power even when you're not using them. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on helpful apps that can help diagnose the battery hogs.

By October 22, 2014

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Roost Smart Battery

The Roost Smart Battery packages Wi-Fi connectivity into a 9V package. Put it into your old smoke detector, and you'll know if it sounds no matter where you are.

By November 11, 2014

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014

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How to add a battery gauge to Windows 8's Start screen

You can add one in the form of a live tile, but it's a little tricky. Here's how!

By December 10, 2014

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Tesla tentatively tests battery swap plan

Today Tesla Motors announced a pilot program to test the battery swap scheme for its Model S sedans shown off last year.

By December 19, 2014

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Three more things you probably didn't know about batteries

There are many myths about modern batteries.

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Three ways to boost battery life

The batteries that power today's tech aren't getting dramatically better any time soon, but there are things you can do to eke more life out of the ones you have now.

3 Images By December 2, 2014

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This Verizon Jetpack 6620L will boost your iPad with fast Internet and long battery life

CNET editor Dong Ngo's dream of having a hotspot shower almost comes true with the capacious Jetpack MiFi 6620L from Verizon.

By November 18, 2014

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Making a better battery

Batteries haven't seen a significant technological shift in over two decades. But it's not for lack of trying. Researchers around the globe are trying to figure out the next step toward making better batteries.

12 Images By December 2, 2014

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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014