battery

Apple iPhone 8 Destroyed Due to Battery Malfunction

Apple’s iPhone 8 seems to have some issues. This is probably an isolated incident, but it looks like a particular iPhone 8 was on the verge of an explosion. The incident ...

October 15, 2017 at 11:12 am by

New Carbon-Ion Battery Charges in Seconds

A British startup is showing off a new type of battery capable of charging in a matter of seconds. Zap&Go developed the innovative rapid-charge carbon-ion cells at its ...

October 5, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
Wireless Charging

Distance Wireless Charging A Significant Step Closer

Wirelessly charging (or powering) over a distance is a major stumbling block for designers. Particularly those in the car industry such as Tesla who are trying to remove the ...

June 15, 2017 at 2:27 pm by

Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Claims Solid State Cell Breakthrough

John Goodenough, the 94-year-old inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has claimed an important new breakthrough in battery cell technology. According to a new paper, ...

June 5, 2017 at 6:05 pm by

StoreDot – Phones and Cars Charged in 5 Minutes?

Battery innovation may be just around the corner as StoreDot has announced new battery technology. The Israeli start-up company has been impressing investors with ...

May 13, 2017 at 3:47 pm by

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


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