Lithiumion

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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09.25.14
California's giant battery test is a step towards clean energy
09.25.14

California's giant battery test is a step towards clean energy

One of the biggest challenges of switching to clean energy sources is finding a place to store exc...

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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...

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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...

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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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