HP And Boston Power Continue Cooperation

We used to make notice that after recharging a laptop battery for a long time it gets green. It is because a user should replace it more often. The green colour shows you that the battery is becoming exhausted. The more recharges are made the shorter is the working period of a battery. Chief Executive of Boston Power Christina Lampe-Onnerud says:

“With most batteries, you get four hours. A few months later, it’s two hours and then later it’s one hour. The biggest disappointment with notebook computers is battery life and performance”.

HP is known as a user of Sonata batteries produced by Boston Power. HP is going to resell Sonata in some users’ netbooks as an upgrade option. They say:

“It does not come standard with any notebook”.

The consumers will be able to choose between building the batteries up as replacements and taking them as an upgrade option. Sonata batteries, as its producers say, has only one process compared with the common ones which have a number of processes, and the heat which is generated by Sonata, is the result of the generated wasted energy.

A three-year working warranty is given to Sonata batteries. And according to Lampe-Onnerud this period is longer than for other average ones. Moreover they have additional safety features. She said also:

“If it is really damaged, I don’t want it to work again”.

There is also bonus, Sonata battery can be charged to 80 percent capacity in about 30 minutes. And it takes one or two hours to get to 90% capacity for common notebook batteries. In conclusion of this short story it is suffice to say that nowadays Boston Power is producing their batteries in Taiwan and soon is going to make them in China as well in a newly constructed plant.

Source: designnews.com

Long Life Of Boston Batteries

Much attention in battery research is focused on runtime, and thus battery life is the item to which much of the news coverage pays special attention. Evolutionary steps in this direction are being made nowadays. The best way that battery makers are striving to is to prolong battery runtime and recharging period. In the coming year it is likely this option will be upgraded for specific notebooks.

New Boston Batteries

New Boston Batteries

One can see that notebook batteries have become step by step better compared with the past, and it is very good for those who are able to take their machines anywhere. HP laptop will likely offer the batteries running three times longer next year. This topical event will take place due to the new technology of the staff of Boston Power.

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Laptop Battery Repair

Most of laptop users ask themselves a question – if it possible to repair a laptop battery after it has undergone wear and tear.

Laptop Battery Repair

Laptop Battery Repair

First of all it is recommended to consult the internet to know what kind of battery could be repaired. But one needs to know a battery which is apt to leak should not be repaired, as it could be unsafe. But most batteries have the complex construction and therefore cannot be repaired at all. Some batteries can, but for that one should have specific tools. It is much cheaper and more wisely to buy a new one.
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Some Tips To Extend Your Laptop Battery Life

From time to time laptop owners suffer from rapid battery discharge. There are a few ways to extend battery life to make your laptop work longer and to avoid your being upset. People dealing with different kinds of portable devices battery have always been glad to give points in that direction.

First of all you should charge a battery to the maximum. Let the battery to run down fully, that will maintain the battery life. If you charge it half-way it will surely cut the battery life substantially. If you charge it fully it will give the best profit both to the computer and the battery.

Laptop Battery Life

Laptop Battery Life

Secondly the temperature inside the room you are in should not be very low. Otherwise your battery will have to lose its power for maintaining a safe temperature.

And last but not least do not try to use your battery in a way which makes it lose large amount of power. That is do not run several programs simultaneously, avoid watching movies, which are fully energetic, while you travel or use the laptop outdoors. Find the battery icon, make right clicking on it and change the settings when you use the battery as the major source of power. Or you can make it through via the control panel.

Following these tips you will sure to save the duration your battery life between the recharging operations, and be more enjoyed as usually.

Different Laptop Batteries, What To Choose

Battery is a thing which makes your laptop to be on the way, if you have thought about that. Some questions are sure to arise about the battery. Each laptop user is eager to know what battery is better to buy to take the most benefit from it. In the array of batteries we might get lost, but better to do a proper choice.

Dell 9 Cell Li-Ion Battery

Dell 9 Cell Li-Ion Battery

One of the recommended kinds is Lithium-Ion battery. It excels with better performance and lightweight. The most marvellous thing is that the battery does not lose its potency and strength, and is charged quite rapidly. For the whole mankind Lithium-Ion battery is attractive with its harmlessness to the environment.

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MacBook Battery Testing

A notebook battery of Apple’s MacBook’s is designed so that it can save up to 80% of its primary capacity within about 300 full cycles of charge and discharge. So we can resume that the longer we use the battery the less charge it gets during a sequential cycle. To follow the process of decreasing capacity we should have a tool for its analysis. We wonder if the Apple notebook has such a tool. As we have found out a 15″ MacBook Pro has got a built-in diagnostic which is able to analyze battery’s life.

MacBook Battery Charger

MacBook Battery Charger

It is easy to make the test operation. We opened the Apple menu, chose About This, clicked the more Info button Mac and found launch system profiler. It also to be found in the utilities folder. Then one can glom the Contents window in which there is battery line, and the first entry battery Information is what we need. In some other models, like Leopard, Tiger one can choose cycle count or condition entry in the health information.

In nowadays models must have good pane in the condition, if not, it is necessary to contact Apple and clear out the reason of is absence. The up-to-date Apple’s users would like to have the needful current battery statistics, the battery original and present capacity, actual charge, charge cycles, running voltage. All this he would like to see in an interface.

Long Life Battery Of Boston Power Offered by HP

Each traveller limited in time would not like to spend it near an outlet to charge his laptop battery. To improve the lives both of a battery and of a customer Hewlett-Packard is introducing into the market the innovated Sonata battery, which has been developed for three years by Boston Power. HP will soon rebrand it as the Enviro battery and offer for some separated units.

Boston-Power’s Battery for HP Notebooks

Boston-Power’s Battery for HP Notebooks

It will take only 30 minutes to charge the battery to 80%. The number of charges before the battery’s exhaustion is 1000 instead of common 300. A user can charge the battery each day and stand with it for as much as three years, and even four years, if to charge only on weekdays. This battery will appear firstly in the USA and Canada and then it is planned to be distributed in other markets. HP has been working together with Boston Power for three years and now it is its first major customer.

Christina Lampe-Onnerud, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Boston-Power, believes that Hewlett-Packard will acquire a lot of customers and will not stop its activity at this point of achievement, breaking into some other electronic industries. She says of the mentioned innovation:

“It brings a new level of performance to the market”.

Hewlett-Packard guarantees the Enviro battery 3-year life at sum extra price. In early 2009 the product will be already seen and tested by the customers of the company.

Voltage Detection And Extra Laptop Runtime Providing By Tekkeon

Tekkeon, Inc., a privately held company, has made an announcement so-called myPower(TM) ALL Plus MP3700, an innovative laptop battery, which can automatically detect voltage, and extra run time is provided by this on a laptop and several mobile devices. When connected to the power jack the new lithium polymer battery of 50 Watt-hour doubles the existence of a laptop battery and at the same time charges some other portable devices being connected with a built-in USB port. Besides the second external battery can provide an additional life continuing the laptop run up to 7 hours.

Tekkeon Battery

Tekkeon Battery

To be compatible with the most popular electronic units the latest battery has nine adapter tips to connect to them and the smallest portable devices. For those devices which have no adapters Tekkeon provides not expensive additional adapters.

And also Tekkeon offers an optional extended battery, model MP3450-10, to enlarge the life time of the connected laptop and other devices.

Mr. Jerry Yang. president of the company says:

“The ideal solution for business users, myPower ALL Plus MP3700 automatically sets the required voltage to power and charge most laptop computers on the go, provides as well an additional three and a half hours (seven with the extended battery) – this lightweight battery will power and charge the portable devices business users rely on most, including smartphones for up to 40 hours of talk time.”

That is a great deal to improve technology and simplify the using with the modern techniques. And as it can be seen Tekkeon’s products go successfully in this direction.


Battery Life Is To Be Increased

A department of OLPC project, making the screens for XO machine, called Pixel Qi, plans to furnish laptops with battery which lives can last for 20-40 hours. Mary Lou Jepsen from Pixel Qi believes that this innovation will be introduced in the first half of the next year.

Jepsen says: “We are working with a number of notebook and e-book makers on a number of different form factors”. The company can enable an increase of 5-10X battery life from one charge to another unlike a standard notebook. An owner will have the possibility to recharge its batteries in the interval of 20-40 hours instead of a few ones as usually.

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HTC Shift Battery Life Test

HTC Shift

HTC Shift

The HTC Shift provides all the power, functionality and connectivity the busy professional needs in a sleek design that is half the size and a fraction of the weight of standard notebooks. The HTC Shift is the first device to feature HTC’s innovative new SnapVUE™ technology. Weighing just 800g and equipped with a 7″ touch sensitive ‘slide-n-tilt’ screen, the HTC Shift is similar in size to a couple of DVD cases and comes with the Windows Vista Business edition and a 40-gigabyte hard drive. Packed with advanced connectivity, the HTC Shift features high-speed global connectivity through with Tri-Band UMTS/HSDPA and, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi. Also a multimedia powerhouse, the HTC Shift utilizes Windows Media Player 11 to provide easy access to music, videos and photos.

The video also goes through three battery life scenarios.

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