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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...

iPhone Battery Case: Mophie Juice Pack Helium Shipping Next Week

02/05/2013, We’re nearly at the 5-month mark from when the iPhone 5 officially launched in the U.S. this past September, and with it, the release of a completely new dock connector. The Lightning connector made the dock connector for the iPhone 5 and future iOS...

BlackBerry 10 L-S1 Battery Shows Up On Expansys

01/16/2013, We’ve seen BlackBerry 10 accessories leaking already – an exciting reminder that its launch is just around the corner. But what we saw earlier today was a blow out of the water. What you are seeing above is a photo of RIM’s BlackBerry 10...

Sony launches flat external batteries

09/24/2012, If there is a scourge to modern technology, it would definitely have a whole lot to do with battery life. While battery capacities increase, the device manufacturers tend to cram in more and more features in their hardware that guzzle up the additional...

The Chewing Gum Battery concept looks incredibly handy

09/06/2012, Battery packs for smartphones tend to add unnecessary bulk to the device, making it thicker and heavier than it already is. Mobile chargers too can be quite bulky and heavy and do not always fit into your pocket, thus requiring you to bring a bag wherever...

Alleged iPhone 5 battery compared with iPhone 4S counterpart

09/05/2012, What you see above (courtesy of repair site iResQ) could very well be the first images of the battery which will be used in the upcoming iPhone 5 smartphone, and it certainly seems to be blown up a wee bit longer, just like the purported display of the...

Wood battery might be the future

08/16/2012, I wonder then – if future batteries were to be made out of wood of sorts, then isn’t it more flammable than today’s lithium ion batteries which are used in a myriad of devices? Well, researchers are currently working on a battery that is...

New car battery charges in “minutes”

08/15/2012, In the battery circles, some have argued for years that carbon batteries could eventually steal the show to lithium-ion ones, but so far it hasn’t been the case. A new battery for electric cars which being developed in  Korea may change this as it...

Nissan unveils new battery capacity estimators

07/06/2012, Nissan has just revealed a very useful service for its popular electric vehicle, the Nissan Leaf. The service allows the owner of  Leaf to better gauge whether or not their battery has enough power left to get them to their destination. The service will...