Batteries

Xiaomi's $150 Redmi Note 4 promises two-day battery life

Last year, hardware maker took the budget smartphone market by storm with its excellent Redmi Note 3, which we named the best $150 handset you could buy at the time.<p>VP Hugo Barra took to the stage in the Indian capital of New Delhi today to reveal the Note 3’s successor, the Redmi Note 4. The …

Phones

Is Pure Energy Minerals What The Manager Of The Bolivian Lithium Project Was Talking About?

The Guardian has just published an article on the Bolivian lithium as a follow-up of a recent contribution of mine.<p>Here I share my answers to a …

Lithium

40% Price Drop On Chinese EV Batteries Spells Trouble For Tesla

Tesla’s envisioned battery price advantage could have evaporated long before the company’s Gigafactory has gone into full swing. An analyst note by Morgan Stanley says that Chinese battery suppliers may cut vendor prices by 35-40% in 2017, while still making a profit. On Thursday, shares of …

Tesla

Nintendo on Switch availability, battery life, leaks, and the 3DS’s future

In a worldwide broadcast on January 12, Nintendo announced the release details for its new hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch. The system will launch on March 3 for $299. Games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition will be coming at or near launch. The …

Nintendo

Tesla's Lithium Supply - Update

Recent political activity in Nevada's Legislature suggests the State is about to double down on electric cars, batteries and lithium mining.<p>Pure …

Lithium

Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries: CEO

OSAKA – Panasonic Corp <6752.T> aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.<p>The electronics maker has placed automotive applications at …

Tesla

The best thing to do if your iPhone 6/6s battery keeps dying at 30%

Apple’s iPhone lineup separates itself from rival smartphone brands in so many ways, and one of them has always been longevity. Anyone who has owned …

Apple News

Faster recharging batteries possible after new insights

Faster recharging lithium batteries could be developed after scientists figured out why adding charged metal atoms to tunnel structures within …

Chemistry

Thinking About Surface Book with Performance Base

In the coming weeks, I will finally get to evaluate Microsoft’s new high-end Surface Book offering, called Surface Book with Performance Base. Given …

Microsoft

Israel Get Innovative With EV Charging Roads While Driving

Sounds pretty neat, eh? Wouldn’t it be nice never to have to worry about running out of fuel or charge ever again? And also to not have to pay for it …

Israel

Concord energy storage firm Alevo says first unit cleared for delivery

Concord battery maker Alevo says its first GridBank energy storage unit has completed a factory acceptance testing process and been cleared for …

Environmentalism

Study: Electric Car Battery Costs Declined 35 Percent From 2014 To 2015

The Tesla Gigafactory is the prime example of the future of high-volume lithium-ion battery production, which can only help to drastically reduce …

Electric Vehicles

The 1,000-HP Dendrobium Electric Hypercar Is a Real-Life Batmobile

Singaporean electric vehicle start-up Vanda Electrics aims to garner attention for itself with the Geneva Motor Show debut of a 1,000-horsepower …

Electric Vehicles

Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI Securities is predicting that Apple will refresh the MacBook Pro this year, with both Kaby Lake processors and a …

Apple News

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

$3 billion, that’s how much Xiaomi has earned from India so far. Or it had, according to its own announcement just a few days ago. But phones have a …

Samsung Galaxy

Micromax Canvas Laptab LT777 Notebook Review Specs Price in india

<b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>This is a latest and affordable notepad cum tablet with a detachable display and provided with a backlit keyboard with amazing …

Consumer Technology

Are You Taking Full Advantage Of Your iPhone?

You may have taken your time to buy an iPhone, wondering what the big deal was. When you finally get your own iPhone, you start to realize what all …

Apple News

Bacteria-Based Nanowire to Accelerate Development of Green Electronics

Microbiologists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered a new type of bacteria-based natural wire that could accelerate the …

Life Sciences

Faraday Future, once seen as a 'Tesla killer,' is said to be in shambles as cash runs low and executives flee

Faraday Future, the electric-car startup once hyped as a "Tesla-killer," was getting a second chance. It had to get this one right.<p>Early this month, a roster of company executives and Faraday's most visible investor, Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, gathered at the International Consumer …

Lithium

A classic 427 Shelby Cobra powered by a Tesla electric motor & Kia Soul EV battery pack

As the electric vehicle market grows, the salvaged electric vehicle market is bound to grow also and that opens up opportunities for hobbyists to use electric motors and battery packs from those salvaged cars to convert more classic vehicles and kit cars to electric propulsion.<p>We have seen some …

Electric Vehicles

New battery technology uses a miniature fire extinguisher to put out fires

In the wake of the explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 scandal, engineers are researching ways to mitigate heat buildup in smartphone batteries. One of …

Occult

Good News for Samsung! Scientists Develop a Technology to Blow-out Fire Caused by Lithium-ion battery in 0.4 sec

by <b>Admin</b><p>Wednesday, January 18, 2017<p>A lot of effort is poured onto batteries to improve the life, quick charge, capacity. Scientists have succeeded in …

Chemistry

Where Silicon Joule Lead Batteries Outperform Lithium

<b>Published on</b> January 17th, 2017 | <i>by Roy L Hales</i><p>0<p>January 17th, 2017 by <b>Roy L Hales</b><p>Originally published on <i>The ECOreport</i>.<p>Gridtential raised another $6M …

Electric Vehicles

Charge the car, run the house

<b>Integrating the power storage potential of electric vehicles with the needs of a house is attracting interest around the world. Andrew Wade …

Electric Vehicles

"January Tablet Deals"; some deals you deserve to know about

<b>GearBest</b>, the online e-tailer site best known for their great deals on smartphones and tablets, are back with their infamous ” <b>January Tablet Deals</b> “. …

Tablets

Flying with AirPods: Airplane Mode, ambient noise, battery life, and more

AirPods may not appear to be the best earphones solution for flying based on specs, but I found them to be near perfect on a recent flight across the country. AirPods are a totally different product than my wireless Bose QC35s which have longer battery life and active noise cancellation not to …

Headphones

ASUS ZenPad Z10 review: A fantastic tablet for what that's worth

Article Contents<p>1 Specs<br>• 2 The Good<br>• 3 The Not So Good<br>• 4 Design and Display<br>• 5 Camera<br>• 6 Performance and battery<br>• 7 Software<br>• 8 Conclusion<p>Android tablets are …

Tablets

MacBooks will warn you when your display is sapping battery

Apple’s latest macOS Sierra beta now warns MacBook users when display brightness is draining battery life.<p>The warning could help fans maximise usage in between charges by turning down brightness when it might not need to be so high.<p>Since OS X Mavericks debuted in 2013, Apple has been shaming Mac …

Apple News

Chile to invite bids on value-added lithium tech in April

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile will hold a tender in April to encourage companies to use its vast lithium resources to move it up the value chain with cathode or battery production, the head of the country's development agency told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>It is pressing ahead on deals with international …

21st Century

New Tesla Battery Production Creates American Jobs

Business<p>January 18th, 2017<p>shares<p>Tesla Motors has began the production of a new battery cell, an effort that is creating domestic jobs.<p>The …

Tesla