EVOLTA, the World's Longest-Lasting AA Alkaline Battery, Coming to the…

We first heard about the Guinness record-holding EVOLTA » 9/24/08 12:00pm 9/24/08 12:00pm AA battery back in April, but at the time they were only available in Japan. However, Panasonic is bringing their new product to the States staring this October in AA or AAA four and eight packs (priced at $5 and $9 respectively). I would just stick with…

Philips Xenium 9@9j Cellphone Has AAA Battery Power Backup

We've talked about Philips Xenium cellphones long battery life before, but the new Xenium 9@9j goes one better: it's the first to use "BackuPower" battery technology. Slot an AAA battery into the phone, and the April-bound 9@9j will slurp power from it when its standard Li-ion battery goes flat, giving you an extra three … » 2/14/08 4:04am 2/14/08 4:04am

Duracell's Mobile Charger Juices Batteries, USB On The Go

Duracell's Mobile Charger not only has a USB port so you can power your iPods and Zunes, but there's even a slot to put AA/AAA batteries into so you can charge them via wall or car outlet. Those AA batteries work the same way in reverse as well—you use them to charge any USB gadgets you plug in. The charger comes for… » 10/03/07 7:00pm 10/03/07 7:00pm