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Rumor: RIM PlayBook to be delayed over battery concern

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The BlackBerry PlayBook is late to the tablet party, having been beaten to the punch by Apple's iPad and then subsequently missing the holiday shopping season. That may or may not be an issue for the "corporate tablet" deceivingly named with a fun word; but it looks like RIM is enroute to missing another opportunity. And the PlayBook has apparently been hit with another delay.

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Intel “moorestown” now the Atom Z6XX, smartphones and tablets rejoice

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As great as the newest smartphones may be, most of them suffer from poor battery life. It's not uncommon to see iPhone and Android users reach for a wall plug every 24 hours. Intel wants to change that. That's why the chip maker is developing a version of its Atom processor specifically for mobile phones. Set to be a part of the Moorestone processor line, the proposed upcoming Intel Atom processor will be small enough to fit in a variety of mobile devices. This includes cell phones, mobile internet devices, tablets, and the like. So, how much more battery life can you expect?

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How to Maximize Battery Life on a Smartphone

Since we rely on our smartphones for so much more than basic voice communication, it’s not at all surprising that we are struggling with battery life. If you’re lucky, you might be able to go two days without a charge, but how can you extend the life of your smartphone’s ...

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