Mass. Firm Amps Up Laptop Batteries

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One of the most frequent complaints about laptops is that their batteries have a short life. A Massachusetts company is aiming to change that.

Next month, Boston-Power will debut batteries that last four times as long as conventional ones.

It's the first U.S. company to break into a market dominated by Japanese battery makers. Here's WBUR's Curt Nickisch with more on the story.

This program aired on December 18, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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Curt Nickisch was formerly WBUR's business and technology reporter.