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Tourmaline Series USB battery pack from Gem Hsin

08/09/2011, Gem Hsin has rolled out their latest mobile charging solution, the Tourmaline Series USB battery pack which will be slim and light in nature. For those who love running around and are always on-the-go, there are times when you do forget to juice up your...

Sony ESSP-2000 battery said to last a decade

08/08/2011, If you’re ever living under the threat of being attacked by a nuclear power, surely you would be well honed in your emergency drills – taking cover in some sort of underground bunker and hoping that the Fallout-style lifestyle will be...

T-Mobile G2 battery drain issues, carrier asks for help

08/05/2011, Never mind that your T-Mobile G2 has just received the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update – T-Mobile is currently looking for customers to help them out with an issue – specifically folks who have experienced what they call “massive battery...

PowerSkin launches battery-boosting case for Samsung Nexus S 4G

08/04/2011, Power drain is a huge concern for smartphone users – especially Android users, as most of them aren’t known for having outstanding battery life. Now with screens getting larger and 4G connectivity on the rise, there isn’t much improvement...

Texas Instruments says all day battery life coming in 2013

08/04/2011, Assuming the world does not end next year, then we certainly want to hold Texas Instruments to their word – that is, they claim they will be able to churn out a chip for tablet devices that are full well capable of stretching the tablet’s...

Electric car battery replacements do not come cheap

08/04/2011, So you are feeling smug that you finally took the plunge to purchase an electric vehicle, knowing that you do not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions whenever you are right beside a Hummer at a red light, throwing a smirk at the driver at the same...

Scientists create “world’s smallest” battery

08/03/2011, Our phones, which at one point in time started to get smaller, have started to get bigger again as huge displays are always a welcome feature when watching videos and playing games. The internals however, have started to get smaller and that can only be a...

Stanford researchers create new transparent and flexible battery

07/26/2011, We’ve seen featured transparent batteries before in the past, way back in 2007 in Japan, and now four years later we have a new transparent battery, this time created by the folks at Stanford University. A team of researchers from the university...

Apple MacBook batteries hacked to burn or explode

07/25/2011, We know that computers can be broken into by hackers for malicious purposes, but who would’ve thought that laptop batteries could be broken into as well? At the Black Hat security conference next month in Las Vegas, a security researcher named...

Used electric car batteries can power homes after that

07/25/2011, Electric cars are not only green as they do not emit any fumes (although their lack of range is rather a downside for those who love traveling cross-country), and they’re quiet to boot. Well, since the law of entropy is in good effect no matter...

NoPoPo Aqua Battery upgraded

06/26/2011, Remember the NoPoPo battery that was powered by urine which we talked about four years back? Well, it seems that said battery will be receiving a new upgrade to keep up with the times. Aqua Power System Japan (APSJ) has just announced that the updated...

Orange Sound Charge T-shirt keeps your phone juiced at gigs

06/20/2011, While a smartphone is an awesome device to have, one of its biggest drawbacks when compared to regular feature phones is its battery life. Many phones have trouble making it through a full day (sometimes even half the day when it is used a lot). Consumers...