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New Anode Material Increases Li-ion Battery Capacity By 30 Percent

10/28/2010, With the increasing power and features of new smartphones, battery life has been an issue that manufacturers have yet to address. Now a Japanese group of researchers have developed a new oxide negative-electrode material that can enhance the capacity,...

Energizer AP1201 iPhone 4 External Battery Case Begins To Ship

10/07/2010, Despite the iPhone 4′s increased battery life, if you need more juice, Energizer has just begun shipping its AP1201 case for the iPhone 4 that offers a built-in li-ion battery pack that promises to nearly double the battery life of the device. LED...

Sanyo to ship eneloop XX battery soon

09/29/2010, Sanyo’s eneloop batteries are extremely famous for being the first rechargeables in the world that last for many charge cycles, have low discharge rates and can be used right out of their blister pack. Well, the eneloop range has just grown up with...

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...

Future fuel cell could be powered by sugar

08/26/2010, Since sugar is in such abundance, why not develop a fuel cell that will run off the sweet and sticky stuff? A recent report presented to the American Chemical Society saw Dr Shelley Minteer mention that the Mitochondria Fuel Cell will function well with...

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...

Eco-friendly rechargeable batteries target the military

08/24/2010, Being in the military does have its advantages, as you will often find yourself not only in the forefront of the battle (assuming you’re a grunt), but will also be able to play with the latest technology – we’re talking about the US...

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...