Are There Ways To Make Your Batteries Last Longer?

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Ever find yourself out and about with a dying phone battery? You've probably heard those tips to save your battery and extend the life of AAs -- but is there truth in any of them? Like putting batteries in the freezer, for example. Not only is this a complete myth, but the act may actually harm the batteries. Find out why -- and get more insight into battery life -- below.

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