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PSP has really bad battery life too. So does the iPhone if you game on it.
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Originally Posted by darthjoe229 View Post
Proof that our technology is advancing faster than our batteries; we really need to reverse that cycle. And battery packs FTW!
Nuclear power cells imo! I remember reading an article where they estimated they could power a laptop for 10 years with a power cell the size of a normal battery. Sadly, I can't find it again
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Nuclear power cells imo! I remember reading an article where they estimated they could power a laptop for 10 years with a power cell the size of a normal battery. Sadly, I can't find it again
Use e=mc^2 on a penny and you'll find a penny can power the entire New York City metropolis for 2 solid years. Nuclear power is still incredibly inefficient all things considered
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PSP has really bad battery life too. So does the iPhone if you game on it.
I usually got around 4 hours on my PSP (middle brightness) with the 2200mAh battery. Not too bad I think. My DS lite on the other hand gets great battery life. I've had it on 13 hours before its light turned red. No excuse to not pick up a new battery if you notice yours isn't lasting anymore either because Nintendo sells them online for only $15.


As for the 3DS... I dunno if I'm really buying the whole 3D gaming thing.
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