November 5, 2012

Yet Another Promise of a Smartphone Battery Breakthrough

iphone5poweramps.jpeg Researchers tied to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they’ve figured out how to double smartphone battery life, and the breakthrough has nothing to do with the battery itself. TIME Techland reports.

quotemarksright.jpgEta Devices, a spinout from MIT, claim that the power amplifiers in today’s smartphones are woefully inefficient, wasting as much as 65 percent of their energy. But as MIT’s Technology Review reports, the company is working on a smartphone chip that solves the efficiency problem.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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