Li-ion

06.07.13
Texas Instruments brings fast charging, extended life to Li-ion batteries
06.07.13

Texas Instruments brings fast charging, extended life to Li-ion batteries

Yesterday Texas Instruments introduced a couple of new chipsets (fuel gauge an charger ICs) design...

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02.13.13
USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes
02.13.13

USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes

There's no shortage of attempts to build a better battery, usually with a few caveats. USC may hav...

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10.04.12
Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster
10.04.12

Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have devised new algorithms that could cut l...

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08.19.12
Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat
08.19.12

Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat

One of the last times we saw the concept of a self-recharging battery, it was part of a high-minde...

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07.19.12
Porsche 918 Spyder caught on tape at the Nürburgring, bank accounts shiver (video)
07.19.12

Porsche 918 Spyder caught on tape at the Nürburgring, bank accounts shiver (video)

Started saving up for your $845,000 purchase next fall yet? Yeah, neither have we. But we're at l...

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05.16.12
Porsche 918 Spyder prototype returns to the road with polished black and white shell
05.16.12

Porsche 918 Spyder prototype returns to the road with polished black and white shell

It may not be the first time Porsche's 918 plug-in hybrid has had a chance to flex its 770 horse p...

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03.09.12
New iPad battery has 70% more capacity
03.09.12

New iPad battery has 70% more capacity

With 4G LTE connectivity, a Retina display, and a powerful Apple A5X system-on-a-chip under the ho...

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01.01.12
Fisker Karma recall is official, 239 cars will need their battery packs swapped
01.01.12

Fisker Karma recall is official, 239 cars will need their battery packs swapped

The folks at Fisker are probably more excited to see the calendar roll over than anyone, as a tum...

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08.03.11
Researchers use graphene and tin sandwich to make better battery electrodes
08.03.11

Researchers use graphene and tin sandwich to make better battery electrodes

Graphene, that microscopic chicken wire made of carbon atoms, has a great many theoretical uses....

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