Thursday, September 25, 2008

Nokia looks beyond fuel cells for energy

By Tarmo Virki

HELSINKI (Reuters) - The mobile industry needs to focus more on power usage to keep today's sophisticated devices playing video and music for longer, a Nokia executive told Reuters in an interview.

The way cellphones use energy has changed dramatically since the introduction of technologies like streaming video and high-resolution displays, which consume a lot more power.
Nokia says software developers need to focus more on making their programmes use less energy. At the same time, the world's biggest handset maker is looking into alternatives to the lithium-ion batteries that power cellphones today...

Source: Thomson Reuters

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