Battery

01.11.16
Finally, a lithium battery that doesn't explode
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Finally, a lithium battery that doesn't explode

No more Hoverboard fires.

By R. Baldwin,   01.11.16
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01.06.16
Black and Decker power tool battery talks to your smartphone
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Black and Decker power tool battery talks to your smartphone

Smartech lets you know if your drill's battery is running low, and it'll charge your phone in a pinch.

By J. Fingas,   01.06.16
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12.18.15
Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer
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Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer

The catch is they won't be ready until 2020.

By J. Rigg,   12.18.15
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12.09.15
Want Tesla's home battery soon?  Go to Vermont
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Want Tesla's home battery soon? Go to Vermont

A Vermont electric utility will sell you Tesla's Powerwall in January, and you'll even get a break on your bill.

By J. Fingas,   12.09.15
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12.03.15
France wants to make its own cheap electric car
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France wants to make its own cheap electric car

Ecology ministry will launch a competition in 2016 after the COP21 talks.

By D. Cooper,   12.03.15
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11.24.15
The Ion Belt: 'sleek,' safe and 'stylish' portable charging
11.24.15

The Ion Belt: 'sleek,' safe and 'stylish' portable charging

Just plug your phone into your belt and... wait, what?

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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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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10.25.15
Samsung's latest batteries make unusual wearables possible
10.25.15

Samsung's latest batteries make unusual wearables possible

One of the prototypes is a thin, flexible battery that can be used for many, many types of devices.

By M. Moon,   10.25.15
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10.23.15
Android Marshmallow requires devices to show all battery stats
10.23.15

Android Marshmallow requires devices to show all battery stats

Hopefully this will lead to more power efficient Android phones and tablets.

By D. Hardawar,   10.23.15
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