There is plenty of information out there about how to conserve battery power, but not much about how to take care of your batteries and make them actually last longer. During this week's TR Dojo episode, I share five things you can do to increase Lithium-ion battery longevity.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.