“Over the years notebooks have dropped significantly in price and according to recent market data from research firm IDC notebooks are on course to take the lead over desktops by 2011. Notebooks have become more powerful but one of the biggest problems is still the relatively short battery life. Firms like Samsung are working on this problem by developing fuel cells which will give your notebook a battery life of several days/weeks but it will still take a few more years before fuel cells will be commercially available..”
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Source: DV Hardware
AC Ryan has released a universal notebook external battery, called MobiliT. It weighs about 1.5lbs, and provides 6600 mAH (105WH), and lives up to it’s universal claim by coming with 8 output tips and input connectors. DV Hardware found adding 2 hours or more of power on the go was well worth the price.