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It seems our smartphone batteries are always running out of juice before we want them to, and quite frankly, that might always be the case until a true battery breakthrough materializes and is adopted at mass scale. In the meantime, fast charging is our ticket to minimal downtime. And remarkably, Xiaomi has demonstrated a smartphone going from 0 percent to a full charge in just 8 minutes. Over the weekend, Xiaomi had teased on Twitter that it was going to set a new record of some kind, but stopped short of saying exactly what. It did offer up a hint, though, with a #XiaomiHyperCharge hashtag. This led to speculation that it would be related to reports earlier in the year suggesting Xiaomi was... Read more...