Battery myths debunkedBy Digital Crave Contributor | Digital Crave – Fri, Apr 13, 2012 1:24 PM EDT
The household battery may look simple, but there's a lot going on in there. It's easy to take them for granted — most of us can't remember a time without them. Still, batteries are nothing short of amazing. They're power in the palm of your hand.A recent article on gizmodo.com found that the best value for AA batteries came from RS Power Ultra — which, sadly, you can't buy in the states. The worst was the Panasonic Evolta. The right battery for you will come down to trial and error — most name brands are comparable.
However, the following tips will dispel some of the classic myths about these portable power sources.
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