Lithium-ion

12.09.14
Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries
12.09.14

Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries

Don't be too quick to toss out the battery from that ancient laptop -- it might just be the key to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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02.15.13
WSJ: Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries from A350 to meet delivery schedule
02.15.13

WSJ: Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries from A350 to meet delivery schedule

Amidst the ongoing brouhaha over rival Boeing's Dreamliner-grounding battery troubles, Airbus has...

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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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02.06.13
WSJ: Boeing readying battery tweaks for 787 Dreamliners
02.06.13

WSJ: Boeing readying battery tweaks for 787 Dreamliners

The Wall Street Journal has gotten word that Boeing is preparing tweaks to its 787's lithium-ion b...

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01.24.13
Toyota and BMW make it official, commit to green vehicle technology partnership
01.24.13

Toyota and BMW make it official, commit to green vehicle technology partnership

We're well aware Toyota and BMW are pretty good pals, but details of their ongoing study sessions...

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10.27.12
Evil Controllers kickstarting a Li-Ion powered 360 controller
10.27.12

Evil Controllers kickstarting a Li-Ion powered 360 controller

Evil Controllers, makers of controller hacks such as the evil d-pad and the accessible Adroit "swi...

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