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.

Solar cells implanted under the skin can power pacemakers

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A flat battery is an even bigger hassle in implanted electronic medical devices, such as pacemakers. It often means invasive surgery to replace the battery or the entire unit.

SolarCity will use Teslas Powerpack to deliver solar power even when its dark

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

SolarCity is chaired by Tesla CEO Elon Musk so the decision to go with the Powerpack is pretty convenient for both companies.

Bees Could Engineer Next-Generation Energy Storage

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Energy storage could be the next item on the list when it comes to listing all the reasons we need to save the worlds bee population from collapse.