In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, travelers use a charging station at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. While the common lithium-ion battery that’s used to power laptops, cellphones and tablet computers has improved in recent years, the demand that us gadget addicts are placing on these batteries has soared.
In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, travelers use a charging station at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. While the common lithium-ion battery that’s used to power laptops, cellphones and tablet computers has improved in recent years, the demand that us gadget addicts are placing on these batteries has soared. John Locher AP
In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, travelers use a charging station at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. While the common lithium-ion battery that’s used to power laptops, cellphones and tablet computers has improved in recent years, the demand that us gadget addicts are placing on these batteries has soared. John Locher AP

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