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Car body panels function as batteries, too

09/27/2010, Electric vehicles have one sore point about them – they come with big, heavy and expensive batteries, even though they do a pretty good job in helping save the environment. Well, Volvo aims to change than by coming up with body panels that double up...

Bendable battery could change gadget landscape forever

09/21/2010, Battery life in portable devices is always a concern to any manufacturer, and one of the biggest concerns would be having a thin, lightweight and yet long lasting battery. Well, this latest innovation known as a paper-thin lithium-ion rechargeable battery...

Y5 Battery Saver for added peace of mind

09/21/2010, GPS navigation as well as Wi-Fi connectivity are two features that are pretty much staples on most Android smartphones out there, and unfortunately, those two options tend to eat up battery life easily as well. The Y5 Battery Saver intends to help you out...

Garmin Recalls 1.25M Nuvi GPS Devices Due To Battery Issue

08/25/2010, Owners of Garmin GPS devices out there might want to take note that the company has just announced that they’re recalling a good 1.25 million nuvi navigation units due to the possibility of faulty batteries. According to the press release, the...

Samsung Galaxy S Power Pack EBB-U10 On Its Way

08/25/2010, With the many features on modern cell phones nowadays such as web browsing, instant messaging, GPS navigation, it’s not too surprising to find that our devices are often out of juice. We’ve already seen plenty of battery packs for...

Wax And Soap Could Help Create A Better Rechargeable Battery

08/13/2010, Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are commonplace nowadays, and can be found in devices such as mobile phones, laptops, and various gadgets. The batteries that are used to power these devices often use an oxide of metal such as cobalt, nickel, or...

B-series Notebooks From Asus Boast Boston-Power Sonata Batteries

08/09/2010, Nobody likes having to purchase new batteries for their notebooks, and the use of the Sonata Long Life Battery from Boston Sonata in the B43 and B53 14-inch and 15-inch notebooks will have many folks out there jumping for joy. While it might not offer you...

Rollphone Concept Is Powered By AA Batteries

08/04/2010, Replacement batteries for your cell phone might not be the cheapest things around, but a Chinese designer has come up with a rather interesting cell phone design, dubbed the rollphone, that is shaped like a cylinder and is powered by your standard AA...

DigiPower auxiliary battery pack could be world’s smallest

08/02/2010, DigiPower has laid claim to the world’s slimmest and lightest titles with their latest auxiliary battery pack that will target smartphone owners. Heck, it is small enough to resemble an iPod touch or a regular iPod, sans the display, of course. The...

Apple Battery Charger does not boast any magic

07/27/2010, Hmmm, it looks as though there won’t be any pixie dust used in the manufacturing of the Apple Battery Charger due to its final plain name. According to Apple, this battery charger is still extremely efficient while boasting looks which will...

Toshiba to develop SCiB battery for electric vehicles

07/05/2010, Toshiba will be working closely with Mitsubishi Motors to offer the SCiB battery to electric vehicles (EV) in the near future, and we can only presume that this will happen in Japan first before any other country. The SCiB has been touted to be...

Batteries powered by potatoes

06/21/2010, We are not going to look at our french fries the same way ever again, not after reading about Yissum Research Development Company Ltd. coming up with a “solid organic electric battery based upon treated potatoes.” Basically, this is a...