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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...

Toshiba Regza 19P2 TV has an internal battery

06/15/2011, Toshiba has just announced a new addition to its REGZA TV line up. Called the 19P2, this LCD TV is 19″ in size (1366 x 768) and has a feature that makes it stand apart from other TVs – it features a removable internal battery that’s capable...

NewerTech announces NuPower MacBook Pro replacement batteries

05/10/2011, NewerTech, developer of performance upgrades and accessories for Macs, PCs, and iOS devices has announced a new product for the Late 2008/Early 2009 15″ Apple MacBook Pros. Called the NuPower 52 Watt-Hour High Capacity Replacement Battery, this...