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How to extend your smartphone’s battery Life with a Portable Battery Charger
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How to extend your smartphone’s battery Life with a Portable Battery Charger

By now you’ve graduated to the “Smart” Crowd as I’d instructed you to do in How to transfer Phone Contacts and Data from your Blackberry to your Apple iPhone or Google Android smartphone or Tablet even as the “In” Crowd tote their Blackberrys about Town. Still, you may have notices that your smartphone has a habit of running out of charge ever so often when you need your precious to keep you entertained at the Bus Stop or to drone out that annoying Preacher on the JUTC Bus. So what to do to prolong the Battery Life of your smartphone or Tablet? Not much really, as these Li-Ion Batteries are inherently unintelligent. It’s really up to how you use your device; you’ve gotta makes sure you don’t have any app running on your smartphone and also set it to Airplane Mode when you’re on your ...
Kyoto University’s Water-powered Smartphone Batteries and SHARP’s IGZO power Efficient Screen for 2013
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Kyoto University’s Water-powered Smartphone Batteries and SHARP’s IGZO power Efficient Screen for 2013

Two (2) recent developments coming out of Japan have put that First World Country back on the Technology Radar for me prompting a quick observation on its future. As in the immediate future, like next year 2013! This as there is now a strong trending towards higher resolution 5” 1080p Screens with 441 ppi (pixels per inch) pixel density for smartphones and Tablets alike in 2013. SHARP Corporation of Japan, the company on whose account I am a TES (Technical Engagement Specialist) at ACCENT Marketing and JDI (Japan Display Inc), a consortium of Japanese component Manufacturers Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi have already begun production since the start of October 2012 to meet the coming demand. Already the HTC’s One X+ Quad-Core and HTC's J Butterfly phone both of which are running Google Je...
Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears
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Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears

The long-suffering poor will rise up and bless Mr. Edison Excerpt from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 6, 1903, on word that Thomas Edison would build a $450 Electric car. With the impending transition to Electric Vehicles’s now all but certain, much attention must be paid to the technology, as like it or not, Jamaica will soon have to make the transition to EV’s by virtue of the fact that our Japanese made gas guzzlers may soon be of no longer able to run, monuments to inefficiency parked along the roadside for the scrap-metal traders to devour. This is due to an impending chronic spare parts shortage. Jamaicans are not as inventive as Cubans, who can get by on modified older cars. We like the modern and the new albeit we lack a culture of regular maintenance visits to the gar...