battery

A smartphone that charges in 30 seconds: Engineers unveil new 'bio-battery'

Posted in Hardware on 10th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

StoreDot uses unique nanotechnology to deliver the charge quickly: Don't expect to see it on shelves for another 3 years.

An environmentally friendly, energy-dense sugar battery

Posted in Science on 25th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A Virginia Tech research team has developed a battery that runs on sugar and has an unmatched energy density, and could replace conventional batteries.

Battery advance could boost renewable energy take up

Posted in Featured, Science on 20th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

US researchers have made an important step forward in the quest to store electricity from intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar.

Micro-windmills used to recharge cell phones

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become an innovative solution to cell phone batteries constantly in need of recharging.

Why Battery Life Should Be The New Smartphone Battleground

Posted in Hardware on 29th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Weve all been there: you forgot to charge your smartphone and you have 10% battery life left to see you through the day.