Future medical implants may be powered by sound waves

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

Ideal implants would be wireless and battery-free.

A batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on self-winding wristwatch

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker controlled by a self-winding wristwatch mechanism that is powered by heart motion has been developed by researchers.

Some Simple Software Could Help Charge Your Phone in Minutes Not Hours

Posted in Software on 13th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Modern phones aren't renowned for their battery life; to make things worse, they can take hours to charge, too.

Charging portable electronics will be super-fast, widely accessible

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Two innovations for on-the-go mobile-device users seeking a quick charge are in the works:

Your smartphone's best app? Battery life, say 89% of Britons

Posted in Hardware on 25th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Battery life is more important to consumers than brand, processor speed or camera quality, says new research.