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February 15, 2019
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Apple sued over faulty iPad battery behind 2017 lethal apartment fire in New Jersey

A lawsuit has accused Apple of being responsible for the death of a man in New Jersey in 2017, following a fire caused by a faulty battery pack in an iPad, with the suit alleging the tablet was "unreasonably dangerous … Continue reading

January 25, 2019
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AirPods with wearable battery strap currently being crowdfunded, promises four full charges

Though the rumors of AirPods 2 continue to ramp up, new accessories for the wireless buds continue to pop-up, including this creative battery strap designed to give the buds four full charges, Air.Wear. more… The post AirPods with wearable battery … Continue reading

January 16, 2019
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Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support

Apple today has officially released Smart Battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. This comes after 9to5Mac discovered various pieces of evidence within iOS hinting at the existence of such cases. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

December 24, 2018
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Reminder: Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacement program ends December 31

The so-called "batterygate" drama in 2017 resulted in an apology of sorts and a reduced cost iPhone battery replacement program. But, if you need one you’d better hurry, because that offer runs out at the end of 2018. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

September 25, 2018
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Last year’s iPhone X beats iPhone XS, XS Max in battery life test

Though Apple claims its latest iPhone XS and XS Max tout modest improvements in operational battery life compared to last year’s iPhone X, a test performed on production hardware suggests the new devices are not quite their predecessor’s equal. AppleInsider … Continue reading

September 20, 2018
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First iPhone XS teardown reveals more watertight seals, new single-cell L-shaped battery inside [Video]

With iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 officially launching on Friday, expect a wave of teardowns, drop tests, speed tests and such over the next few days. The first complete teardown we’ve seen is by FixjeiPhone. They managed to … Continue reading

September 19, 2018
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iPhone XS sees slight battery capacity reduction as XS Max and XR offer biggest batteries yet

Apple shares battery specifications for iPhones by giving usage ratings for talk time, internet use, video playback and more, but it doesn’t share the actual battery capacity for each model. Now, we’ve got specifics on the battery specs for the … Continue reading

July 17, 2018
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Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers

Finishing up its teardown of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit on Monday noted that the computer has bigger battery and speaker components, which appear to have come without an increase in overall weight. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 12, 2018
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Nomad’s upgraded Battery Cable simplifies on-the-go iPhone charging

Nomad’s popular Battery Cable, which integrates a battery pack into a Lightning-enabled charging cable, has received a significant upgrade, with the second-generation version enhanced by a more robust exterior, higher capacity battery and other changes. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 6, 2018
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Here’s how the iPhone 6s performs before and after a battery replacement [Video]

Apple confirmed in December that it does slow older iPhones as their batteries age and are unable to handle a full load. The company is currently offering users a discounted rate for battery replacements, giving users the opportunity to return … Continue reading

February 21, 2018
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Apple reportedly in talks to buy cobalt, key Li-ion battery ingredient, directly from miners

Apple is reportedly in talks to secure long-term cobalt supplies directly from miners, a strategy designed to buffer reserves of the key lithium ion battery ingredient as the company competes with car makers looking to use the metal in electric … Continue reading