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Topic: battery

Review: BentoStack PowerHub combines a Qi battery, USB-C hub, & storage

11/08/2019, 02:11 pm

Function101's BentoStack PowerHub attempts to be a one-stop shop for portable power, docking, and storage needs, but while it has its limitations, the stackable system still shows considerable promise for those who work on the go.

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References in iOS 13.2 further point to Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11, Pro

10/28/2019, 02:10 pm

After an initial identification in iOS 13.1, Apple's iOS 13.2 points to updated official battery cases coming soon for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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A closer look at the iPhone 11 Pro's top features

10/24/2019, 01:10 pm

After spending a month with the iPhone 11 Pro, let's look closer at the top features of the new top-of-the-line Apple smartphones.

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Hot deal: 20% off Mophie Juice Pack Access battery case for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max

10/23/2019, 11:10 am

Mophie's widely anticipated Juice Pack Access battery case is now available for purchase for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. AppleInsider is showing you how to save 20% on the new Mophie cases while supplies last.

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iPhone 11 Pro Max has new battery design, ditches L-shaped motherboard

09/18/2019, 11:09 am

A teardown of the iPhone 11 Pro Max reveals some design changes for 2019, including a different shape in the battery, and the return to a rectangular iPhone motherboard.

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Review: Zendure SuperMini battery is small but mighty

09/12/2019, 08:09 pm

Zendure SuperMini is a compact battery that is smaller than a credit card and can still support Fast Charge on Apple's latest iPhones.

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Virgin Australia bans all MacBook, MacBook Pro models from checked bags

08/27/2019, 08:08 am

Virgin Australia has updated its list of items banned from checked luggage on its flights to include MacBooks, with all models no longer permitted in the hold by the airline following the company's global recall of some MacBook Pro varieties over battery concerns.

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Apple sued over 2016 leg injury caused by alleged MacBook battery issue

08/20/2019, 03:08 pm

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple accusing it of selling a faulty MacBook and charger, one which allegedly overheated and caused permanent burn marks to her leg in 2016, with the filing occurring on the third anniversary of the supposed incident.

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Apple responds to aftermarket iPhone replacement battery health warning

08/14/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple's 'Service' battery message in the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max Battery Health bar following a battery replacement outside of Apple's authorized repair network is doing its job, Apple has confirmed, with the warning a safety measure for users that doesn't affect how the installed battery functions at all.

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How to keep your MacBook Pro battery healthy for years

08/12/2019, 11:08 am

The battery in your new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air has a finite life, but with a few steps you can maximize how long it is before you have to replace them -- and how many hours of use you get each day.

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Apple faces class action lawsuit in Quebec over battery life

07/17/2019, 07:07 am

Quebec Superior Court has allowed a lawsuit against Apple on the grounds that batteries in the iPhone and other products are not durable for a reasonable length of time.

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MacBook Pro images demonstrates reason for battery recall

07/03/2019, 02:07 pm

Photos have been shared of a designer's Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro that has suffered a catastrophic battery failure, images that illustrate why Apple recently instigated a recall program for some units of that particular model.

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Mophie's updated Juice Pack Air battery case for iPhone XS, XS Max, & XR has a Lightning port

06/27/2019, 02:06 pm

Mophie just released an updated model of its popular Juice Pack Air battery case for the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR with full coverage, wireless charging, and a female Lightning port.

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Review: Kenu BingeBank lets you watch Netflix while charging

06/26/2019, 01:06 pm

The Kenu BingeBank is a portable battery pack that packs not only a wireless charger, but a kickstand for easily consuming video while powering up.

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Lawyers sanctioned for private Apple data leak in battery lawsuit

06/18/2019, 07:06 am

An attempt by Apple to remove two plaintiff lawyers from an ongoing iPhone throttling lawsuit was denied by a federal judge, but the attorneys were sanctioned by the court for disclosing Apple's confidential information, with one required to ask permission to make further arguments.

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Batteries in iPhone XR successor said to be 6% larger, and in production now

06/12/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple will be using batteries from the Chinese supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology in the 2019 follow-up to the iPhone XR, a report claims, with the component said to have an increased capacity from the current model that adds nearly 6% more power.

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All of the essential gear fit for your next vacation

05/27/2019, 04:05 pm

As you head out on your summer vacation -- or any vacation -- make sure you are prepared. Here is the actual gear that we pack up and take with us whenever we hit the road (or air).

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Apple 'more upfront' with consumers following 'batterygate' affair says UK regulator

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

Apple will be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users concerning the smartphone's battery health and performance, a UK competition regulator has advised, following talks with the company over how it throttled battery performance in older iPhone models in 2017.

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How to reset your old AirPods when you've bought a new set - and what to do with them

04/25/2019, 03:04 pm

AirPods are expensive devices, you shouldn't just drop them in the trash. Fortunately, there are things you can do from selling them, to giving them as presents. You just need to be careful -- and you need to prepare the AirPods first.

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Review: Apple's new AirPods are a first-class update to an already superb product

03/26/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple's updated AirPods are now arriving in people's hands, and they bring wireless charging -- if you pay extra for it -- as well as improved sound and hands-free "Hey, Siri."

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