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Qualcomm eyes speedier smartphone recharging

The chipmaker's Quick Charge 3.0 technology not only improves battery cell life but allows for rapid charging.

By September 16, 2015


Apple envisions laptops that run for days without a recharge

The tech giant files a patent application for a built-in fuel cell system that could power electronics for "days or even weeks without refueling."

By September 3, 2015


E-ink Eyecatcher smart bracelet promises a yearlong battery

No charger, no problem. A new smart bracelet up for crowdfunding aims to deliver battery life that smartwatches can only dream about.

By October 6, 2015


One spec Apple didn't improve in iPhone 6S: Battery life

Commentary: The one thing many people wanted in the next iPhone was better battery life. They didn't get it.

By September 10, 2015


Startup hopes energy harvested from the air will power smart homes and wearables

A new technology called Freevolt converts the babble of radio waves into electrical power that can run wireless sensors and other devices.

By September 30, 2015


Water on Mars: Flowing salt water discovered on the Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has confirmed that mysterious lines on the surface of the planet are evidence of liquid water. CNET's Eric Mack spoke to the scientist behind the groundbreaking discovery.

By September 28, 2015


New HTC One A9 rumors suggest modest midrange experience

Details from a reputable source tell us HTC's next big release won't be an outright hardware monster after all.

By September 16, 2015


Great deals on two great travel accessories

Or: What I learned on my summer vacation. (Hint: never take a trip without these items.) Plus: two bonus deals!

By August 21, 2015


Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015


Get a refurbished Pebble smartwatch for $59.95

This is still one of the best smartwatches you can buy, so these probably won't last long.

By August 13, 2015