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DeLorean DMC-12 Gets A Li-Ion Battery

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] It is not every day that you see a DeLorean DMC-12, but on the CEATEC showfloor this year, this is exactly what we saw. This particular ride will not be able to help you perform some time travel shenanigans, and neither is it going to...

Google Glass Reportedly Has An Extremely Limited Battery Life

04/25/2013, Google revealed the specs of its Google Glass earlier this month where they said the wearable computer will have a 5MP camera, will be capable of projecting a 25-inch display and promises an all-day battery. Unfortunately, it looks like that promise of an...

Newly Developed Microbatteries Can Recharge Phones Instantly

04/18/2013, When you consider how much we rely on our mobile devices and what they’re capable of, it’s kind of silly to think we need to continually have them charging in order to get the most use out of them later. But what if you could plug in a...

iOS 6.1.3 Users Report Battery Drain, Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues

03/27/2013, iOS 6.1.3 was released last week in order to help fix its passcode security flaw, but it looks as though Apple may have rushed its release a tad as a number of iOS users who updated to the latest version are complaining of both battery drain and Wi-Fi...

Battery Works Even When Stretched

02/26/2013, Someone call Mr. Fantastic, it seems that the magical cosmic rays that gave Reed Richards the ability to stretch his body to insane lengths, making Gumby look like a fool at the same time, has been replicated by a bunch of researchers who are busy looking...

Fast Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0

02/14/2013,   Qualcomm has posted about its Quick Charge 1.0 power management initiative, and as its name indicates, this technology is designed to charge smartphones “up to 40%” faster. Qualcomm acquired this last year when it  bought Summit...