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Invention Makes Cellphones 12x More Power Efficient

Tired of reaching for that cellphone, only to find that your ensuing conversation is cut off because of a dying battery? Almost everyone knows the sinking feeling that accompanies a suddenly dead cellphone battery; in fact, consumers have been ... demanding a more efficient, longer-lasting device for ages. That might be on its way, thanks to the work of a doctoral student from Canada's national capital. PhD candidate Atif Shamim, an engineering student at Ottawa, Ontario's Carleton University, has reportedly built a technology capable of reducing the overall power consumption of mobile devices ... (view more)

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