For those of you who need more juice for your iPhone when you are away from power outlets or on the go, Mophie announced the availability of its new "Juice Pack", a portable battery jacket for the iPhone. Here is more info:
The All-New mophie 'Juice Pack' is designed to extend the time you can Rock, Talk, Surf and Send with your first generation iPhone
The Juice Pack is a rechargeable lithium polymer battery in the form of a non-slip, soft grip case. It extends the time that you can use your iPhone in these ways (additional hours):
Standby Time ? Up to 250 hours Audio Playback ? Up to 24 hours Talk Time ? Up to 8 hours Video Playback ? Up to 7 hours Internet Use ? Up to 6 hours All juiced up and ready to go? straight out of the box!
I don't think charging the battery has a significant effect on battery life expectancy. You presumably would've recharged the battery within a day or so anyway, and there's no harm in running the iPhone with the battery full, since charging circuitry is smart enough that it won't try to charge the battery any further if it is already full. It's not like it's "frying" in there or something.
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