battery

Gigabyte Issues Recall on Aero 15 Laptops

Gigabyte has issued an urgent recall on its newly released Aero 15 Laptops due to a significant safety concern. The recall comes following some high praise of its ...

May 10, 2017 at 6:07 pm by

Laptop Makers Wildly Overstating Battery Life

For years, it has been an accepted truism that a manufacturer’s estimated battery life of a new laptop is misleading, to say the least, but now it has been (mostly) proven. ...

March 31, 2017 at 9:15 pm by
Japanese Company Develop Ground-breaking Solar Cells with 26.3% Efficiency

Japanese Company Develop Ground-breaking Solar Cells with 26.3% Efficiency

A group of Japanese researchers have developed solar cells that boast a record-breaking 26.3% efficiency, which is considerably more effective than current ~20% ...

March 25, 2017 at 1:15 am by

Drobo Launches New Drobo 5N2 NAS

Drobo launched a new NAS unit and it is the fastest 5-Bay Drobo to date. The new NAS is fittingly named the 5N2 as it comes with double the network connectivity and an ...

March 22, 2017 at 4:30 am by
Bluetooth Headphones Explode on Airline Passenger's Neck

Bluetooth Headphones Explode on Airline Passenger’s Neck

Passengers sleeping on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne were awoken by a loud explosion that stemmed from a female passenger’s headphones after two hours mid-flight. ...

March 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm by
MIT Engineers Create Power Supply That Efficiently Sips Energy

MIT Engineers Create Power Supply That Efficiently Sips Energy

A new type of power supply has been created by researchers from MIT which sips energy by utilizing packets of energy rather than a voltage stream. Power supplies generally ...

February 22, 2017 at 11:00 am by
Volvo All-Electric Vehicle Ready for 2019, Could Pack 100kWh Battery

Volvo All-Electric Ready for 2019 Packing 100kWh Battery

Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo has reaffirmed their commitment to fully electrify their vehicle lineup, announcing recently at the SAE 2017 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle ...

February 10, 2017 at 6:01 pm by
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Factory Catches Fire

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Factory Catches Fire

A plant owned by Samsung SDI Co., a supplier of batteries to the infamously explosion-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire in Tianjin, Northern China recently but was ...

February 8, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Researchers Create Battery With Built-In Fire Extinguisher

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a battery that contains its own fire extinguishing unit. The battery includes triphenyl phosphate, a flame retardant ...

January 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

Czech Company Creates Batteries Based on Nanotechnology

A Czech company has begun production of its first batch of nanotechnology-based batteries, the microscopic parts of which provide more efficient, longer-lasting, and cheaper ...

December 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm by
Macbook

New MacBook Pro Owners Aren’t Happy With the Battery Life

The new MacBook Pro isn’t without its share of problems and users have experienced issues with third-party USB 3.1 Type-C to HDMI dongles as well as the GPU artefacts. ...

December 5, 2016 at 3:40 pm by
iPhone x

Apple Claims iPhone 6s Battery Issues Down to Air Exposure

Despite Apple constantly discussing the premium user experience, their devices tend to have some kind of hardware defect which comes to fruition over time. To be fair, ...

December 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm by
Macbook

Phil Schiller Defends MacBook Pro RAM Limitation

The new MacBook Pro has received a lukewarm response and resulted in some critics wondering if Apple can continue removing functionality on their devices. Unbelievably, the ...

November 23, 2016 at 8:30 pm by

New Supercapacitor Enable Devices to Be Charged in Seconds

Researchers from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center are working on a new Supercapacitor technology that will revolutionize the way devices ...

November 22, 2016 at 2:45 pm by
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Battery Life Could Only Last 3 Hours

After months of speculation regarding Nintendo’s latest console, they finally delivered and displayed the aptly named Nintendo Switch in a rather impressive trailer. As ...

October 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm by


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