Batteries

Self-charging battery could put an end to your phone dying

It is one of modern life’s great frustrations: for all of technology’s achievements, smartphones still have batteries that often last less than a day between charges.<p>The unreliable battery life on many handsets means owners are often left with the choice of waiting at home for their device to …

The One Thing You Should Never Do When Charging Your iPhone

If you're like me, your iPhone is basically the center of your life: it holds all of your important work emails, documents, and photos from your …

iPhone

Mercedes takes on the Tesla Powerwall with a new battery for buildings

Tesla’s Powerwall has reigned supreme in home energy storage, but now they’ve got some competition from Mercedes-Benz. Last year, Daimler, parent …

Renewable Energy

General Electric: Cash is King…and a Problem - Stocks to Watch

By Ben Levisohn<p><b>General Electric</b> (GE) beat earnings forecasts last week, but its shares fell 2.4% that day as the market chose to focus on its cash …

Lithium

Formula E tech insight: Williams’ updated battery

The most obvious difference between the Season 2 and 3 Formula E cars is the twin plan front wing, which has given the car a more futuristic and …

Formula Racing

BMW X shell launch ‘oasis’ hydrogen dispenser for zero emission vehicles

shell and BMW launch the oasis hydrogen dispenser, creating a seamless UX for conscious drivers whilst promoting hydrogen as the fuel of the …

Lithium

The Super Toughness of the Galaxy S8 Battery Impresses Fans

So, everyone knows that Samsung has had issues in the past with some of the batteries in the Galaxy Note 7 phones blowing up. However, tests carried …

Samsung Galaxy

Best Action Cams for $300 or Less

Like Q-tips and Kleenex, GoPro has defined its product category to the point where shoppers routinely forget to consider alternatives. But when you …

Videography

Fitbit Explodes on Woman's Wrist, Because Catastrophic Failure Is Always an Option

Are you reading this on a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Yes? Cool. That glowing misery rectangle has the capacity to explode the same way Milwaukee …

Wearable Tech

Auto design legend Henrick Fisker plans to unveil his Tesla competitor in August, 400 mile range

Danish automotive designer Henrik Fisker is seen as one of the most iconic entrepreneurs in the industry. He has designed countless luxury cars …

Concept Cars

TLC200 Pro Time-Lapse Camera Let’s You Capture the Long-Game [ Review ]

Smartphones are so much more than just phones now. They cover everything from apps to photography to videography. Some Android phones even …

Cameras

Redflow Halts Delivery of Residential Flow Batteries Due to ‘Unexpected Product Failure Modes’

Can Redflow's home flow battery really beat lithium-ion?<p>We asked that question last July after the startup, headed by internet entrepreneur Simon …

French Billionaire Bollore Backs Off Electric-Car Ambitions - Bloomberg

Vincent Bollore, the French billionaire who helped build Paris’s auto-sharing network, is backing off on ambitions for his electric cars to compete …

Electric Vehicles

Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a new method that could lead to lithium …

Materials Science

How's the battery life on your Galaxy S8 or S8+?

How's your Galaxy S8 holding up after a few days?<p>A phone can be perfect in practically every other way, but if it falls down on the battery life …

Samsung Galaxy

Lithium-ion batteries made from recycled glass bottles store almost 4x more energy

A team of researchers at UC Riverside developed a low-cost way of turning disgarded glass bottles into lithium-ion batteries that store almost four …

Lifestyle

How to Make Your Car Parts Last Longer

The less often you have to replace your car’s parts, the better. How can you make your car parts last longer? A little bit of maintenance goes a long …

Engineering

BMW i3 Long Term Battery Capacity Report: Better Than Expected

When it comes to electric cars, it’s all about the battery. Well, it’s not quite that simple, but given how important the battery is to the cost, …

Supercars

The Complete Cordless Arsenal

Drills you expect. They've been cordless for decades. But a planer? A drill press? A table saw?<p>20 articles<p>The Best New Lightweight Rain Jackets<p>The Best Pocket Knives<p>How to Find the Best Running Shoe For You<p>Along with improved lithium-ion technology that lets manufacturers pack more voltage into …

Woodworking

Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case

Apple's $99 Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 7 looks similar to the iPhone 6/6s model that came beforeit,but features a decent bump in battery …

Gear & Gadgets

Magnis to supply graphite to proposed Queensland lithium-ion facility

Graphite developer Magnis Resources, as part of a global consortium led by Boston Energy and Innovation (BEI), has signed a memorandum of …

Manufacturing

Huawei P9 vs Huawei P10

The new Huawei P10 picks up where its predecessor left off the year before. It’s an improvement over the Huawei P9 in nearly every facet, including …

Huawei

Ninja

<b>Weight</b>: <15kg <b><br>Max Loading</b>: 160kg <b><br>Size(mm)</b>: 1340~1880*580~730*980~1200 <b><br>Max Speed</b>: <25km/h <b><br>Distance per charge</b>: 25-35km (normal state) <b><br>Climbing Angle</b>: …

Ninja

A2B Kuo+

Product Description<p><b>Kuo+</b><br>Named after Shen Kuo, discoverer of the magnetic north.<br>Designed to be highly portable, the Kuo+ conveniently folds down for …

Gear & Gadgets

New approach may lead to high-power batteries

Scientists have developed a new approach that may lead to increase in the performance of high-power electrical storage devices such as car batteries …

Renewable Energy

These South Australian Homes Have Tesla Powerwall Batteries Built In

Aussie home builder Metricon Homes has teamed up with solar provider CSR Bradford to offer a 5kW 'Solar ChargePack' including a Powerwall 2 battery, …

Technology (Australia)

There’s an anti-dog label inside the Galaxy S8 — here’s what it means

So what’s up with this anti-dog label? Let us explain.<p><b>Does Samsung hate dogs? What’s this sticker supposed to mean?</b><p>An ingested battery can cause …

Samsung

Tesla's Semi Truck: Too Much Weight And A Decade Too Late

On April 13th, Elon Musk tweeted, "Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September. Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level."<p>The tweet shored up …

Tesla

ULTRA IPHONE BATTERY CASE

<b>Instantly DOUBLE your phone's battery life with the world's thinnest smart battery case!</b><p>It immediately adds +32 hours of battery so you can continue …

How to double your iPhone’s charge speed

THESE handy tips can help you supercharge your iPhone in just five minutes.<p>If you always seem to be out of juice, these simple steps should help keep …

Phones