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Clams provide battery power apart from being rich in iron

04/25/2012, For those of you who love your clams, perhaps it is time to see them in new light. Apart from being an extremely rich source of iron (although there is also the risk of obtaining a touch of food poisoning in the process if it is not properly cooked and...

NEC to make bendy screens possible with super-thin batteries

03/19/2012, It looks like we’re one step closer to being able to own devices with flexible screens. The folks over at NEC announced that they are developing a super-thin battery that could be incorporated into credit cards or bendable screens. These batteries...

Panasonic EVOLTA robot battery charger

12/28/2011, Panasonic has created quite the icon where robots are concerned with the EVOLTA mascot that represents their range of rechargeable batteries, where this robotic mascot has also completed an Iron Man Triathlon in the process. Well, the old proverb goes,...

PS Vita beats Nintendo 3DS in battery life test

12/21/2011, When it comes to portable gaming, one main point stands out among the rest – battery life. After all, there is no point in having superior graphics over your rivals when the hardware sucks more more juice than a black hole does light. A perfect...

Sony works on paper-powered battery

12/20/2011, Who would have figured out that batteries will be powered by paper one day? Engineers at Sony did, where they recently paraded a bio battery that is capable of generating electricity through the clever use of paper as fuel. This is definitely an...

Verizon Galaxy Nexus with extended battery caught on video

12/13/2011, Despite the constant rumors of shifting release dates and reports of stock sitting in the back room – the Samsung Galaxy Nexus seems to be available all over the world but US right now. Yesterday, a new video surfaced online showing us the Verizon...

Galaxy Nexus gets an optional larger battery in Korea

11/29/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Nexus still hasn’t reared its head on this side of the world yet, but it looks like its Korean brethren have already started receiving matching accessories. According to reports online, folks who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Nexus...

New battery electrode could last 40,000 charge cycles

11/25/2011, As our smartphones start doing more for us and become more feature packed, the more battery it would drain, but the thing is it does not matter how big a battery you have because the more you charge it, the less effective it becomes, ultimately resulting...

Small holes actually increase battery strength

11/15/2011, Who would have thought that a slab of cheese with holes inside might actually be the inspiration to boost the performance of batteries in devices that we use? Yes sir, scientists have actually managed to give battery strength a much needed boost with...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system...

Tesla’s flat pack battery in Model S

11/14/2011, IKEA isn’t the only one to come up with the idea of flat packs – Tesla, the manufacturer of electric cars extraordinary, has just introduced the flat-pack battery. Yes sir, this particular battery will lie at the bottom of the car –...