New tech calls for better batteries

Advances for the lithium-ion battery are in the works.

This week, the wearable tech company Pebble launched it's app store, offering downloads like Yelp notifications that will appear on your smartwatch. But there's a problem: Battery life. As wearable technology grows, our battery power will need to grow too.

We talked to our friend at CNET Lindsey Turrentine for some perspective. Click play above to hear the interview.

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Ben Johnson is the host of Marketplace Tech.

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