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Razer shoots for lag-free wireless audio with Man O’ War headset

The Man O’ War is the latest headset from Razer, aiming to provide completely lag-free wireless audio using the company’s own gaming grade lag-free 2.4 GHz wireless technology. The headset promises precise audio reproduction thanks the high-performance 50mm Neodymium magnet drivers as well as 7.1 virtual surround sound. The headset …

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Microsoft has officially begun shipping the Hololens

Microsoft’s Hololens is one of the most interesting pieces of tech that the company is currently working on. While the likes of Sony, Oculus and Valve are chasing virtual reality, Microsoft is focussing on an augmented reality experience. The company announced that the Hololens would be selling to developers earlier this …

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Apple is reinventing the headphone jack

Apple is once again attempting to reinvent connectors for its devices. The company has a long history with proprietary connectors, we have seen the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhones and iPods, we have seen the Lightning connector and now, Apple is trying its hand at reinventing the headphone jack. …

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Apple is hiring a bunch of battery experts for iOS

It appears that Apple is looking to bolster battery life on its iOS devices, according to some new job listings. The company is currently seeking battery engineers along with software power systems experts to work on iOS specifically. The job listings were originally spotted by AppleInsider, official job titles include …

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Apple Watch battery life won’t be anything special

The Apple Watch is due to launch some time in March but the device’s battery life may hold it back as internal tests are reportedly showing a 2.5 hour battery life with active application use, which doesn’t sound too great, although it does fall in line with earlier reports that …

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Apple Watch likely to require nightly charging

Apple has remained fairly quiet on the subject of battery life on its newly announced Apple Watch line, which is probably because it’s not quite as good as many users would hope for. An Apple spokesperson has confirmed that users will most likely need to charge their Apple Watches nightly. Speaking …

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Apple experimenting with solar and kinetic charging for iWatch

Apple’s long rumoured iWatch could feature solar-powered, wireless or even kinetic based charging if a report from The New York Times is to be believed. Early last year The Verge reported that Apple was apparently having trouble with battery life on the upcoming wearable device, so it is possible that …

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iPhone 5S battery defect affecting users

This has not been the week for Apple users, first the new Macbook Pro’s with retina display were experiencing keyboard and trackpad issues and now the new iPhone 5S is suffering from a battery defect. These problems have come from Apple using a new battery that it said would last …

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HTC reckons we prefer thin phones over battery life

HTC has been doing its fair part of market research, one of the topics being whether customers prefer thin smartphones or smartphones that compromise a couple of millimetres here and there for better battery life. At the end of the research it was discovered that thinner, more aesthetically pleasing phones were preferred. …

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Apple to improve battery life with ‘jelly rolls’

Whether you like The Macbook range of computers or not, very few will argue that Apple have been at the forefront of pushing battery life in recent years. This is set to continue as they have a new concept for battery improvements with ‘jelly rolls’ all contained within a single …

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