Lithiumion

11.15.15
Huawei can quick-charge your phone without hurting its battery
11.15.15

Huawei can quick-charge your phone without hurting its battery

Huawei's phone battery can reach half a charge in 5 minutes without shortening its lifespan.

By J. Fingas,   11.15.15
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10.14.15
FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag
10.14.15

FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag

You'll want to wait until you land to pick up some spare batteries.

By B. Steele,   10.14.15
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08.10.15
Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries
08.10.15

Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries

Eggs might just inspire a breakthrough in battery longevity.

By J. Fingas,   08.10.15
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06.06.15
'Better Re' Kickstarter finds a use for old cellphone batteries
06.06.15

'Better Re' Kickstarter finds a use for old cellphone batteries

Better Re hasn't exactly smashed through the boundaries and who even knows if designer Enlighten i...

By T. Seppala,   06.06.15
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04.30.15
Here's what happens when a lithium-ion battery overheats
04.30.15

Here's what happens when a lithium-ion battery overheats

Lithium ion batteries are practically ubiquitous; they power everything from laptops and cell phon...

By T. Seppala,   04.30.15
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03.23.15
Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries
03.23.15

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more tha...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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01.27.15
Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries
01.27.15

Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries

Scientists have spent a lot of time trying to lengthen battery life, but safety and thickness matt...

By J. Fingas,   01.27.15
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12.02.14
Boeing's Dreamliner batteries caught on fire for a few reasons
12.02.14

Boeing's Dreamliner batteries caught on fire for a few reasons

Curious about what the official word regarding the Boeing Dreamliner's faulty battery is? Of cours...

By T. Seppala,   12.02.14
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10.13.14
Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years
10.13.14

Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years

Fast-charging batteries are all nice and good, but the lifespan matters, too -- why should you hav...

By J. Fingas,   10.13.14
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