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Lenovo ThinkPad X220 really does get 20+ hours of battery life (sort of)

The recently launched Lenovo ThinkPad X220 is a business-class laptop with a 12.5 inch display and a starting price of $899. But what really sets the laptop apart from the competition is Lenovo’s claim that you can get up to 24 hours of run time with the optimal battery configuration. The folks at Laptop Magazine […]

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How to get more from a high capacity netbook battery

As I mentioned yesterday, when you buy an extended battery for your netbook or other device from a third party (in other words, any company beside the one that manufactured your computer), you run the risk of getting a unit that’s won’t really live up to your expectations. But Glogabl-Laptop-Batteries, a reseller of cheap third […]

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Bluetrade extended batteries for the Eee PC

French site Blogeee has a detailed review of two new extended batteries for the Eee PC from Bluetrade. The site looks at a 6600 mAh battery which sells for 58.79 Euros and a 7350 mAh battery, which sells for 79.04 Euros. Both batteries provide significantly better performance than the standard batteries that come with either […]