Gallery: New Wi-Fi Technology Could Double the Battery Life of Cell Pho...

 

Wi-fi technology is wonderful – it lets us browse the web on our phones, laptops, and iPads practically wherever and whenever we want. However it also drains our batteries, forcing us to charge our devices ever night. A student from Duke University believes he has found a way to change this by tweaking wi-fi technology to double our devices’ battery lives. Justin Manweiler‘s software, called SleepWell, allows mobile devices to ‘sleep’ while they are waiting to download information. This allows your devices, and other competing devices in the area, to save energy.

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