Photo: The 14-hour fuel cell

UltraCell says its prototype fuel cell can power a laptop for 14 hours. The Livermore, Calif.-based start-up showed the technology at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week.

Stephen Shankland

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic 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 ...