Apple Patents Non-Exploding Batteries

Apple products are really pretty, so it's quite a shame when they explode. More than once. So I'd say this patent for non-exploding batteries is definitely a move in the right direction. » 5/26/11 7:40pm 5/26/11 7:40pm

Magic Box Makes HyperJuice External Mac Batteries MagSafe-Compatible

Apple recently decided to kick HyperMac—and its delightful external MacBook batteries—out of the clubhouse for selling patent-infringing MagSafe cables. Fortunately, life finds a way. Or at least, computing peripherals do. Meet Magic Box. » 1/24/11 11:40am 1/24/11 11:40am

Last Day to Buy HyperMac's External MacBook Batteries (With Cords)

At midnight tonight, HyperMac will shutter shop and re-open as HyperJuice "in the coming weeks." This is, of course, due to Apple getting all legal on their use of patent-defying MagSafe connectors, but HyperMac is hopeful something can be arranged. » 11/01/10 6:30am 11/01/10 6:30am

HyperMac Pulling Plug on MacBook Charging Cables

This is why we can't have nice (allegedly patent-infringing) things! After drawing legal heat from Apple for its MagSafe connectors, HyperMac has announced that they'll stop selling their MacBook charging cables and car chargers on November 2nd. But there's hope! » 10/18/10 8:45am 10/18/10 8:45am

FastMac U-Charge is the First Universal External Apple Laptop Battery…

We've reviewed MacBook and MacBook Pro battery chargers before, but the problem with that is that they aren't compatible between different laptop types. Not so with FastMac's U-Charge. Their external battery charger lets you juice up MacBook Pro (15 and 17-inch), MacBook, PowerBook G4, iBook and even PowerBook G3… » 5/16/08 1:50pm 5/16/08 1:50pm