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Nintendo Switch batteries can be replaced, Switch-branded microSD cards also coming in Japan

Nintendo UK has updated its technical specifications page for its upcoming Switch console, revealing the battery will be able to be replaced by sending it to Nintendo’s Customer Support service. The 4,310mAh lithium ion battery won’t be able to be removed by the user like a traditional tablet or smartphone, …

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PDP controller battery promises eight hours play from one minute charge

Wireless controllers are one of the most welcome additions to modern consoles, but they come at a price. That price being – if you run out of charge mid-game (and you will thanks to the limited battery life) you face a spell sitting a couple of feet from the screen …

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Apple ‘isn’t yet happy’ with Apple Watch’s battery life

One report claims there’s a reason why Apple chose to omit any details about the Apple Watch’s battery life at its reveal on Tuesday. Re/code reports that according to sources Apple isn’t yet happy with the watch’s battery life”, which for the time being lasts for about a day” meaning …

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Apple confirms iPhone 5 battery fault

A very small percentage” of iPhone 5s have a battery fault that causes power to drain too fast, Apple has admitted. Free replacements are being offered to any owners affected – they can be identified here via their serial number. Those hoping for a replacement must have a handset that …

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Nyko reveals Vita battery pack

Keen to make the most of fears concerning the PlayStation Vita’s short battery life, accessories firm Nyko has revealed a battery-boosting adapter for the handheld. Called the Power Grip, 1UP reports that it will increase the console’s battery life by a factor of three, meaning the best part of ten …

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Is iOS5 update worsening iPhone battery life?

Apple today released a patch for its iOS 5 that is deigned to address complaints about battery life – but users are complaining that it has made situation worse. iOS 5.0.1 was released specifically to improve the battery life of iPhones following widespread complaints that the new iPhone 4S has …

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iPhone 4S battery bug confirmed by Apple

Apple has confirmed that the unusually low battery life seen by some iPhone 4S owners is down to a bug in iOS 5. Some iPhone 4S owners found that battery life was very low and a number of workarounds circulated that improved matters for some users including disabling the time …

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Vita external battery pack in the works

Sony has confirmed that it is developing an additional battery pack for PlayStation Vita. The device will add to the standard battery life, revealed earlier this week to be somewhere between three and five hours – something that has sparked concern amongst avid consumers. "If you’re flying from New York …

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PlayStation Vita specs – battery lasts 3-5 hours

The battery life for the PlayStation Vita runs at between three and five hours, Sony has confirmed. This puts it roughly on par with Nintendo’s 3DS which, in fairness, has come in for a fair amount of stick for its limited battery life. If you’re just watching video Vita will …

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E3 2011: Vita battery life on par with PSP

Sony has revealed some interesting new facts about the upcoming PS Vita, saying that it hopes the battery life of the console will rival that of the PSP. Speaking to Engadget, the company would not go into specifics but did say, with the exception of having to power ‘graphically intense’ …

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