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Huge batteries offer New York grid added stability

01/11/2011, Lithium ion batteries look set to be no longer the domain of notebooks and other portable electronics in the near future – in fact, a bunch of truck-size battery banks are currently delivering quick bursts of juice to the electricity grid in upstate...

4G BlackBerry delayed?

01/03/2011, There have been rumors afoot about RIM working on a 4G LTE BlackBerry for a couple of years now, and the device that was intended to be released this year has been pushed to the end of the year. Apparently RIM have had some trouble with the costs of the...

Jump-start CARD Allows You To Transfer Power Between Batteries

12/08/2010, We’ve all been in situations where our devices run out of juice and that’s never fun. Now if only this Jump-Start CARD concept is turned into a reality, we would be able to juice our devices up using other devices. The device allows you to...

Mophie Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 4 Adds More Power

12/02/2010, Mophie is introducing a new battery pack for the iPhone 4 that’s housed inside an attractive, colorful case called the Juice Pack Plus, which delivers longer battery life and hard case protection for Apple’s smartphone. Although it has a...

Toyota Announces 4-layer All-solid-state Battery

11/22/2010, Toyota Motor Corp has unveiled a prototype of its all-solid-state battery in Japan, a laminated cell measuring about 10cm x 10cm. The company is already actively engaged in the development of all-solid-state batteries and lithium-air batteries as...

Energizer AP1201 iPhone 4 External Battery Case Begins To Ship

10/07/2010, Despite the iPhone 4′s increased battery life, if you need more juice, Energizer has just begun shipping its AP1201 case for the iPhone 4 that offers a built-in li-ion battery pack that promises to nearly double the battery life of the device. LED...

Car body panels function as batteries, too

09/27/2010, Electric vehicles have one sore point about them – they come with big, heavy and expensive batteries, even though they do a pretty good job in helping save the environment. Well, Volvo aims to change than by coming up with body panels that double up...

Bendable battery could change gadget landscape forever

09/21/2010, Battery life in portable devices is always a concern to any manufacturer, and one of the biggest concerns would be having a thin, lightweight and yet long lasting battery. Well, this latest innovation known as a paper-thin lithium-ion rechargeable battery...

Y5 Battery Saver for added peace of mind

09/21/2010, GPS navigation as well as Wi-Fi connectivity are two features that are pretty much staples on most Android smartphones out there, and unfortunately, those two options tend to eat up battery life easily as well. The Y5 Battery Saver intends to help you out...

Garmin Recalls 1.25M Nuvi GPS Devices Due To Battery Issue

08/25/2010, Owners of Garmin GPS devices out there might want to take note that the company has just announced that they’re recalling a good 1.25 million nuvi navigation units due to the possibility of faulty batteries. According to the press release, the...

Samsung Galaxy S Power Pack EBB-U10 On Its Way

08/25/2010, With the many features on modern cell phones nowadays such as web browsing, instant messaging, GPS navigation, it’s not too surprising to find that our devices are often out of juice. We’ve already seen plenty of battery packs for...

Wax And Soap Could Help Create A Better Rechargeable Battery

08/13/2010, Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are commonplace nowadays, and can be found in devices such as mobile phones, laptops, and various gadgets. The batteries that are used to power these devices often use an oxide of metal such as cobalt, nickel, or...