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Video: Man Bites Apple iPhone Battery With Explosive Results

Apple iPhone There are many things you can do with an Apple iPhone. You can call your friends or family, download apps, take photos. One thing you can not do, however, is eat ...

January 27, 2018 at 3:10 pm by
iFixit Lowers Battery Replacement Price to Match Apple's

iFixit Lowers Battery Replacement Price to Match Apple’s

iFixit, known for their product tear-down videos and provider of DIY repair tools is lowering the prices for their battery replacement kits. This is due to the recent move by ...

December 30, 2017 at 4:16 pm by
Apple Lowers Price of Off-Warranty iPhone Battery Replacement

Apple Lowers Price of Off-Warranty iPhone Battery Replacement

Apple recently came under fire after confirmation of iOS updates deliberately slowing down older phones. The company’s excuse is that the performance down clocking is ...

December 29, 2017 at 3:45 pm by
Samsung Refreshes Notebook 9 Series Ultrabooks for 2018

Samsung Announces Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 Refresh

CES 2018 is only a few weeks away, but some product announcements are arriving even before it hits the showroom floor. One of these is Samsung‘s Notebook 9 series for ...

December 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm by
Tesla Releases Powerbank With Same Battery as Model S/X

Tesla Releases Powerbank With Same Battery as Model S/X

Tesla Design has just released a new smartphone powerbank resembling on of their Tesla monument charging station. Moreover, it apparently uses the same cells as an actual ...

November 19, 2017 at 8:31 pm by

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