Lithiumion

09.06.14
Boeing's drone-killing laser takes down targets with an Xbox controller
09.06.14

Boeing's drone-killing laser takes down targets with an Xbox controller

Boeing has a pretty storied history with lasers and now its testing one that can take out UAVs an...

By T. Seppala,   09.06.14
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07.28.14
Engadget Daily: credit card skimming, floating 'Star Wars' holograms and more!
07.28.14

Engadget Daily: credit card skimming, floating 'Star Wars' holograms and more!

Today, we investigated the tech behind credit card skimming, looked at floating 3D video, learned...

By A. Bowen,   07.28.14
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07.27.14
Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life
07.27.14

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their...

By J. Fingas,   07.27.14
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10.04.13
Tesla Model S catches fire after battery puncture, Musk responds
10.04.13

Tesla Model S catches fire after battery puncture, Musk responds

A Tesla Model S caught fire on the highway recently after its bottom-mounted battery compartment w...

By T. Seppala,   10.04.13
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04.17.13
Tiny lithium-ion battery recharges 1000x faster than rival tech, could shrink mobile devices
04.17.13

Tiny lithium-ion battery recharges 1000x faster than rival tech, could shrink mobile devices

Supercapacitors are often hailed as the holy grail of power supplies, but a group of researchers a...

By A. Santos,   04.17.13
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03.14.13
Boeing execs detail 787 Dreamliner battery changes, host Q&A session
03.14.13

Boeing execs detail 787 Dreamliner battery changes, host Q&A session

Boeing says it has a fix for the battery problems that grounded its new 787 Dreamliner, and tonigh...

By R. Lawler,   03.14.13
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03.09.13
Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?
03.09.13

Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's...

By D. Cooper,   03.09.13
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02.27.13
Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size
02.27.13

Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size

While we've seen more than a few flexible batteries in our day, they're not usually that great at...

By J. Fingas,   02.27.13
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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...

By J. Fingas,   02.13.13
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