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FastMac offers battery upgrade for 4G iPods

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Friday, July 15, 2005
News Categories: Repair

FastMac has expanded its TruePower line of replacement iPod batteries with the addition of a battery upgrade for all fourth-generation iPods. The company is accepting pre-orders now for the $29.95 battery, which will ship next month with a 2-year warranty and necessary tools and installation instructions.

“TruePower upgrades replace the iPod’s original internal Lithium-Ion battery with a larger capacity and longer lasting advanced power cell,” explains FastMac. “The upgrade offers 20%-70% more capacity than the original (depending on iPod model) and up to 7.5 times as many charge cycles. This is accomplished through the use of TruePower’s patented nanoparticle technology, which significantly slows the degradation of the battery.”

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very cool… now why doesn’t apple do something like this? Sure would save them a headache in legal fees.

Posted by wyorton on July 15, 2005 at 6:11 PM (PDT)


a big ditto to that man.
apple extending the warranty would be a nice touch as well…but i find it doubtful. The nanoparticle tech sounds cool though…though pateneted, but it would be nice if apple could take a cue from this company.

Posted by brian on July 17, 2005 at 7:17 PM (PDT)

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