Apple apologizes for slowing down older iPhone batteries

Apple has issued an apology and said it will cut the cost of replacing iPhone batteries after the tech giant caused an uproar last week when it admitted it slowed down batteries on older iPhones for technical reasons.

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Amazon is killing every category it touches, including batteries

Amazon is so big that it now sells more batteries than Duracell and almost as many diapers as Pampers, according to a new report.

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Scientists invented a battery that could work for a decade without degrading

Energy storage degradation in rechargeable batteries is a pretty serious problem that many of us put up with on a regular basis.

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Teenage whizzes invent a 'thermoelectric spoon' that heats up food on the go

Equipped with three 9-volt batteries inside the wooden handle, the spoon’s ladle reaches up to 140 F, enough to heat a meal but not enough to burn the user.

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Samsung suspends all sales of Galaxy Note 7 after battery explosions

Samsung halted sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone Friday after finding batteries of some of the devices exploded while they were charged.

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Would you eat a battery? Researchers develop a power source you can swallow

Medical devices are often packed with batteries that are themselves packed with toxic chemicals that react badly in the body, so researchers from Carnegie Mellon University looked for a way to make them more compatible.

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New 'Batteriser' could help your Magic Mouse & Trackpad batteries run 8x longer

A small, steel-and-silicon sleeve designed to slip over standard alkaline batteries promises to let those disposable cells run up to eight times longer, saving consumers money and frustration.



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Google at work on major battery improvements with help from former Apple expert

A small Google team is at work on developing batteries to overcome some of the obstacles of modern devices, under the leadership of a former Apple expert, according to a recent report.



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Apple initiates iPhone 5 battery replacement program

Apple on Friday announced a free replacement program for iPhone 5 batteries after discovering certain units sold during a five-month period after the product’s launch in 2012 contain faulty components.



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1,800 mAh battery for Apple's 'iPhone 6' purportedly shown off in new photos

Batteries said to be destined for Apple’s next-generation. 4.7-inch “iPhone 6″ appeared on the internet Thursday, seemingly lending credence to recent whispers that the company would bump the handset’s battery capacity to 1,800 mAh from the iPhone 5s’s 1,500 mAh unit.



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Rumor: Apple solves alleged 'iPhone 6' battery issues with new supplier

Alleged problems plaguing the construction of ultra-thin batteries for Apple’s next-generation iPhones have apparently been solved after the company brought a new manufacturing partner in Taiwan on board, according to a Tuesday report from Asia.



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