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Apple might create rechargeable external battery pack

03/31/2011, Apple might have plans to create an external battery pack that can recharge your devices even if it’s not plugged in. According to the latest patents revealed this week, Apple has filed for something called “Power Adapter with Internal...

Continuance batteries rechargeable via USB

03/31/2011, What you see here are the Continuance batteries that is actually an iF concept design entry for this year, although we’ve seen such real life batteries before (albeit not in the exact format of charging). The Continuance will seek out an empty USB...

Quick charge battery juices up to full capacity in just 5 minutes

03/24/2011, A battery is a battery is a battery, but how different is this one that was concocted by Illinois professor Paul Braun? Well, Braun and his group has managed to develop a 3D nanostructure for battery cathodes which paves the way for super fast charging as...

LG introduces wireless battery charger

03/22/2011, LG has announced the introduction of a new wireless charger called the LG Wireless Charging Pad LG WCP-700. Similar to the HP Touchstone charger, this wireless charger well let users charge their LG phones by just placing them on a special charging pad....

Sony intends to reboot their battery plant

03/21/2011, Sony’s operations in Japan has been disrupted by the recent earthquake, but that doesn’t mean the consumer electronics giant is going to go belly up and retire with a whimper. No sir, in fact we now hear of plans to restart a lithium-ion...

iDevice gets better battery life with Ping turned off

03/20/2011, If you have updated your iDevice (that would mean the iPod, iPhone or iPad) to iOS 4.3, chances are pretty good you would have noticed that the battery life isn’t what it used to be. That might sound like bad news to you folks out there, but it...

Recharge regular batteries with WattsClever

03/14/2011, If you think that your regular alkaline batteries have no more life after you’ve finished using them, you’re wrong. It turns out that you can put those babies into a battery recharger – but not just any kind. The folks over at WattsClever...

Green Lantern Power Battery lights up the dark

03/14/2011, When movies are about to hit the big screen, you can expect tie-in merchandise to start flooding the market, and even more so when it is a superhero movie. DC’s upcoming Green Lantern movie just got a new addition to its merchandise line up. The...

Charge your Nokia phone with this bicycle charger

03/07/2011, If you enjoy cycling long distances, and listening to music at the same time, but you only have a mobile phone you might notice your phone constantly running out of juice whenever you need to make phone calls, Well Nokia has a solution to the problem....

BlackBerry PlayBook battery life leaked?

03/02/2011, RIM has been pretty quiet about how long their upcoming tablet’s battery life is, but according to some screenshots of the tablet’s “Battery Assistant” app, the cat might have been let out of the bag. And if these pictures turn out...

Bendable batteries in the pipeline?

02/28/2011, Boffins from South Korea have managed to find a way to use graphene nanosheets in order to create a power source that can bend – now how about that? Could this mean Gumby-style batteries are on their way? Perhaps, and it would certainly be...

Charge Battery relies on good ol’ winding power

02/15/2011, Eneloops from Sanyo, when it first hit the scene, proved to be quite the hit considering they were charged right out of the box, and had a lifespan of more than a thousand charges without the “memory effect” problem – that is, the...

Spark Tablet Case keeps your iPad safe and juiced up

02/03/2011, There have been a plethora of tablet cases available for the iPad but what caught our attention about the Spark Tablet Case is that it is lined with solar panels. The Spark Tablet Case by Voltaic, has enough solar panels to generate 8 watts of power to...

Android Battery Life Easy Improvements

01/20/2011, This page will explain how you can improve the battery life of your Android device. It is the most important thing, after what we’re actually doing with it. Although it would be nice if we did not have to think about power-savings at all, the...