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Battery Startup Given $17 Million Boost, Lead by Samsung

Battery startup Seeo, of Hayward, California, has secured a $17 million Series E investment in the latest round of funding, lead by Samsung Ventures, and featuring ...

December 10, 2014 at 12:57 am by

The Sony E-Paper Watch Revealed

Remember that Sony Watch we reported on a few days ago? The one that’s made with ‘e-paper’?  Well it has since been revealed. It turns out that it was in ...

November 29, 2014 at 10:16 pm by

Use Your Own Batteries to Charge Your Phone

A couple of days ago, we reported on a new type of disposable battery for smartphones. A number of our readers pointed out that while being convenient, the batteries would ...

November 29, 2014 at 5:07 pm by

Designer Creates Disposable Smartphone Batteries

A designer has created disposable smartphone batteries, described as a “vitamin for your smartphone”. The small, cardboard encased batteries, allow you to get a ...

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm by

Nexus 6 Battery Life Put to the Test

As phone specifications become increasingly powerful, so does the need for sufficient battery life. If you’re an active phone user like I am, you’ll eventually ...

November 16, 2014 at 2:11 pm by

Apple Watch Users Can Expect Nightly Charges

One of the biggest omissions from Apple’s  press conference was battery life for the company’s upcoming watch – leaving a lot of onlookers and tech ...

September 11, 2014 at 7:56 am by

Motorola Misadvertise 360 Watch Internals

Some rather disturbing news has surfaced from iFixit.com – they’ve cracked open the new Moto 360 and have discovered a smaller than advertised battery within their ...

September 10, 2014 at 10:58 am by

Apple Launches Second iPhone5 Battery Replacement Program

Apple has just launched their second iPhone 5 battery replacement program. First it was the iPhone 5s smartphones that had battery life issues last year and now the time has ...

August 24, 2014 at 12:59 pm by

Scientists Create Transformers-like Self-Building Robots

With all the cheap 3D printing methods out there, anyone can make anything with a little bit of imagination. This is how a few researchers from Harvard and MIT have created ...

August 8, 2014 at 1:00 am by

Electric Car Energy Density Boosted 7x Using Poroxide

Electric cars are here to stay, it doesn’t matter if they’re powered by hydrogen or a plug socket, they’ve proven to be more efficient than petrol engines ...

July 28, 2014 at 9:28 am by

Phone Battery Technology to Ensure Much Longer Life

It’s the most common issue when talking about phones between friends – “My *insert smartphone here* is terrible, it goes flat in one day!”. As phones ...

July 28, 2014 at 4:21 am by

Google Chrome… A Battery Killer for Windows-based Laptops?

Forbes appears to have found a major flaw in Google’s popular browser, Google Chrome. It is said that the Chrome browser consumes more battery that Mozilla’s ...

July 16, 2014 at 7:06 pm by

Scientists Use Sand To Triple Smartphone And Other Devices Battery Life

The battery life of our mobile devices – and anything that contains a battery for that matter is something which ranks quite high in everyone gripe list. Although ...

July 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm by

Flat Phone Battery? Time to Re-Book Your Flight!

What’s going to get you kicked off a flight faster than carrying a pair of nail clippers or a replica Katana? According to this TSA announcement, a flat phone battery ...

July 7, 2014 at 2:40 am by

Adata PV100 4200mAh USB Battery Review

Introduction Modern day smartphones are awesome, we can use them to make phone calls (although fewer people do these days), text message, use a wide range of apps, play games, ...

July 3, 2014 at 8:40 pm by