battery

A 'breakthrough' in rechargeable batteries for electronic devices and electric vehicles

Posted in Science on 28th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have synthesized a new material that they say could more than double the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries.

Should you leave your Smartphone plugged in charging over night? We asked an expert

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Is it safe to leave our phones plugged into the charger once theyre fully charged? Is it damaging the battery, or shortening its lifespan?

ChargeTech promises to cut your smartphone charge time in half

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The ChargeTech adapter can be used with phones and tablets, smartwatches, Bluetooth speakers and basically anything else with a USB charging cable.

CES 2015: Charging a mobile battery in seconds

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Being able to recharge devices 100 times faster than at present has the potential to revolutionize the way we use mobile phones, tablets, laptops and wearable tech.

Plan V lets you charge your phone using a 9-volt battery

Posted in Hardware on 28th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Smartphones are more powerful than ever, but they still have an annoying tendency to run out of juice just when you need them most.