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Energy-harvesting card treats 5G networks as wireless power grids

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

A 3D-printed antenna the size of a playing card that can harvest electromagnetic energy from 5G signals and use it to power devices, turning 5G networks into wireless power grids.

IBM's lithium battery uses seawater materials instead of heavy metals

Posted in Business, Featured, Hardware on 20th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

IBM has unveiled a new battery that relies on materials from seawater.

Millions Must Get Solar and Batteries or Live Without Utility Power

Posted in Business on 25th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

The forest mismanagement means that many communities and houses are at risk of being burned. The electrical grid and growth around power lines has been poorly maintained for decades.

Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated its FlashBattery at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Google Flags Promise in New Goodenough Battery

Posted in Hardware on 20th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

The 94-year-old creator of the lithium-ion battery has invented another breakthrough storage device thats capturing the attention of industry heavyweights.