Batteries

US Urging Airlines to Ban Cameras in Checked Bags

The U.S. government is urging airlines around the world to ban cameras, laptops, and other large personal electronic devices from checked luggage, …

Photography

Like Lithium Stocks? You Might Consider This Lithium ETF

Lithium stocks continue to outperform in 2017. Here's how you can invest in a global mix of lithium miners and lithium-ion battery makers.<p>Lithium …

Stocks

Tesla's powerpacks will help power the world's first solar and wind energy storage project

Renewable Energy Storage<p>After successfully landing a contract to build what would be the world’s largest energy storage system, and to install …

Renewable Energy

Home battery makers get a boost after Hurricane Maria

The CEO of Puerto Rico's largest solar provider said the hurricane that struck the island last month accelerated the timeline for home batteries by …

Renewable Energy

2017 BMW i3 EV Test | Review

<b>What It Is:</b> BMW’s i sub-brand was announced in 2011, but its first product, the i3, didn’t launch until the second half of 2013. BMW’s first mass-produced battery-electric vehicle, the i3 was followed quickly by the i8 hybrid sports car. The i3 is a funky hatchback with rear-hinged back doors, …

Electric Vehicles

Switching From Lithium-Ion Could Be Harder Than You Think

Massive investments in lithium-ion battery production could thwart the search for other battery options based on lower-cost ingredients, despite the …

U.S. Department of Energy

Saber 23,000mAh Portable Battery Now Available Tom Preorder For $199

Saber is a new compact portable battery pack that is equipped with a 23,000mAh rechargeable battery and is the first high-power portable charger …

Arduino

Scientists solve a magnesium mystery in rechargeable battery performance

Rechargeable batteries based on magnesium, rather than lithium, have the potential to extend electric vehicle range by packing more energy into …

U.S. Department of Energy

Microsoft exec confirms that upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 devices will offer 'multi-day' battery life

A senior Microsoft executive has confirmed that upcoming Windows 10 laptops driven by Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile chips will offer "multi-day" battery …

Microsoft

Why You Should Never Use Your Laptop To Charge Your iPhone

It's not unusual to look down, notice that low battery alert on your iPhone, feel panic, and search for the closest source that can rectify the …

Laptops

3,000 new solar-powered homes in Arizona to be equipped with Sonnen batteries

Prescott, Arizona sees around 277 days of sunshine every year. Arizona-based house builder Mandalay Homes plans to take advantage of all that …

Renewable Energy

The Saber portable power pack keeps your MacBook Pro & more charged anywhere

Keeping your tech charged everywhere is always a struggle. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been on the road or at an airport needing extra power, only to find no open outlets near me. Romeo Power has launched the Saber power pack to change this. With two USB-A ports, one USB-C, and a …

Technology

12 Hot New Products From Overland Expo East 2017

There was <i>so</i> much vehicle and gear bling to check out at Overland Expo East 2017. But just a few products really caught my eye.<p>I uncovered the …

Battery Charging

iFrogz Impulse Duo Wireless Earbuds Review – Drop The Bass

There’s no doubting the power of wireless in 2017, with many brands now offering wireless options for some of their more esteemed products in their …

Headphones

Double your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus battery life for under $30 on Amazon

Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus has the best battery life of any flagship smartphone right now, and the iPhone 8 has pretty decent battery life as well for a …

Gear & Gadgets

How to pre-flight your iPad in less than 5 minutes

The iPad is now standard equipment for most pilots’ flying, whether as a primary reference for digital charts or as a performance calculator. …

iOS

Nissan Presents e-NV200 Fridge Concept

Nissan e-NV200 Fridge Concept and Paramedic Concept<p>At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan will present one more <i>sorta</i> electric concept car…at least one we …

Electric Vehicles

Here's why you should never charge your phone in your car

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>Turns out, charging your phone in your car could do more harm than good.</b>• <b><br>Plugging your phone into a car's USB port could stall the charging and even damage the charger.</b>• <b><br>Charging your phone could even drain a car's battery, especially if it's an older model.</b>• <b><br>The best thing to do is</b> …

Phones

Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop twice

It’s the first consumer product from Romeo Power<p>A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 …

Technology

Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

Electric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving …

Autos

Advantage Lithium - Why I Recently Took A Position

Automakers and battery manufacturers race to increase global EV and battery supply.<p>Opened a position in Advantage Lithium based on fundamental …

Business

Windows 10 ARM battery life is already exceeding expectations

Microsoft late last year announced a partnership with Qualcomm to bring the full Windows 10 experience to ARM-powered devices. Terry Myerson, …

Microsoft

Garmin Edge 1030 bike computer review

The Edge 1030 replaces the Edge 1000 as Garmin’s latest premium GPS cycle computer. The RRP stays the same at £499.99, and comes with a generous but …

Triathlons

Microsoft exec says ARM-powered Windows laptops have multi-day battery life

For now, consider the new Surface Book 2 with mere 17-hour life and Intels insideMicrosoft says testing of Qualcomm-powered laptops running Windows …

Laptops

DIY 9V Battery

Volta’s pile — the first battery — was little more than silver and zinc discs separated by paper soaked in salt water. A classic classroom experiment …

Lemon Juice

Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life - ExtremeTech

By on October 19, 2017 at 7:04 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Last year, Microsoft demoed a …

Amazing

Battery life for Windows 10 on ARM devices said to be ridiculously good

Microsoft has been pretty quiet about its upcoming Windows 10 on ARM plans, but its partner, Qualcomm, has revealed some interesting tidbits about …

Windows 10

Electric KTM Freeride E-XC Enduro Debuts for 2018

KTM just doubled-down on its electric motorcycle offering, debuting today the 2018 KTM Freeride EXC – an electric enduro model that builds out …

Motorcycles

What To Do About Albemarle Corp.

Lithium miners are benefiting from the electric vehicle & home energy storage macro-trend.<p>Albemarle is in a great position to benefit from increased …

Business

The Truth About the Cobalt Crisis: It’s Not a Crisis, Yet

Volkswagen’s failure to secure long-term cobalt supplies has highlighted concerns over one of the most precarious elements in the lithium-ion battery …

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