Lithium Ion

Chinese consumer group demands action concerning iPhone slowdowns

A Chinese consumer group is joining the number of organizations and individuals asking Apple for more information about its purposeful slowing down of older iPhones as their batteries degrade.<p>In a letter sent to Apple this week, the Shanghai Consumer Council asks Apple for details about what it …

Technology (India)

The 2019 Honda Insight moves the hybrid up the range

<b>What is it?</b> Honda‘s third try at sticking the Insight name on a hybrid—this time on a sedan with mainstream looks instead of a quirky economy …

Electric Vehicles

What Is the Smart-Luggage Ban (and What Smart Suitcase Should I Get to Avoid It)?

<b>Video provided by CBS Miami</b><p>You may have heard there’s a smart-luggage ban coming, and if you’ve been planning on breaking in your new smart suitcase …

Airlines

UltraCharge partners with Sinochem

UltraCharge Limited (ASX: UTR) has partnered with China's leading fluorine chemical manufacturer, Sinochem Lantian Co Ltd. Sinochem Lantian is a …

Electric Vehicles

The Promise and Challenge of Scaling Lithium Metal Batteries

While lithium-ion batteries are undergoing an historic scale-up, researchers are also hard at work looking for what battery technology might come …

Batteries

Surprising discovery could lead to better batteries

A collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has observed an unexpected phenomenon in …

Batteries

Electric airplanes may extend green revolution to the skies

A battery-powered single-engine plane just completed its first test flight.<p>The plane is powered by two lithium-ion batteries and can fly at speeds of almost 100 miles per hour for up to 60 minutes on a charge, with an extra 30 minutes or so of reserve power, according to Pipistrel. Conventional …

Business

Electric Jukebox ROXI 5-in-1 Home Music System

$273.22 USD<p>By<p>Editor's Rating:<p>5<p>Experience music fun for the whole family with the Electric Jukebox ROXI 5-in-1 Home Music System. Featuring five …

Enjoy

The Tesla killer: New electric car could charge fully in just one minute

The battery could also hold twice as much power.<p>An ambitious car designer wants to revolutionise batteries in electric vehicles, hoping new …

Batteries

Where I would invest $10,000 in the share market

With the majority of economists predicting that the Reserve Bank will hold the cash rate at its record low for much of the year and some even …

Personal Finance (Australia)

It’s time to ditch the expensive smart luggage and go analog—according to air carriers, at least

Between delays, getting stuck in the middle seat, and being trapped on a flying tin can with several crying babies, it’s no wonder that there are …

Lifestyle

Chafon Battery Backup Unit

Price: $350 | BuyWhether you’re camping or in an emergency situation, this portable power unit has your back. It’s got 3 110VAC outlets, 4 12VDC …

Batteries

Apple running low on iPhone 6 Plus batteries, postponing some swaps until March

People wanting to swap out the battery on an iPhone 6 Plus may in some cases have to wait until March or later, owing to a shortage of replacement …

Apple Store

Swiss cheesed off after Apple store iPhone does Samsung Galaxy Note 7 impersonation

In an inadvertent homage to Samsung's combustible Galaxy Note 7, an Apple iPhone battery overheated in an Apple Store in Zurich, Switzerland, on …

Apple Store

Smart celebrates a decade in US with 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo Electric Drive

Smart has been making news in the United States for more than a decade, but that's only because the quirky city car brand flirted with coming to the …

Electric Vehicles

Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now.<p>Some of the technologies used in autonomous cars have been …

CES

Second iPhone battery fire in two days affects Spanish Apple store

Apple's Calle Colon store in Valencia, Spain was evacuated on Wednesday after an iPhone's battery exploded during repair, filling one floor of the …

Apple Store

FAA Says Some Battery Fire Containment Products Could be Mislabeled

With HP recently recalling 50,000 laptop computers over worries their lithium ion batteries could ignite, fires that might erupt in flight are …

Flying

Tesla, Neoen Deal Would Outdo Record-Breaking Battery Down Under

The developers of the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery project may surpass their own record as French renewable-energy developer Neoen SAS looks …

Business

Vanderhall Edison Electric 3-wheeler

There’s indeed something risky about announcing your plans for a revolutionary product because at least one of your competitors will come up with a …

Trucks

Corsair at CES 2018: Wireless K63 Mechanical Keyboard with Accompanying Lap Board

<i>LAS VEGAS, NV —</i> Corsair has announced a companion to the K63 Mechanical keyboard with a wireless K63 version and a new lapboard accessory. The K63 …

Laptops

New iPhone Overheating Incidents Reported in Orlando, Zurich

Apple’s iPhone isn’t known for spontaneously bursting into flames. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t isolated incidents of Apple flagships …

Orlando

Swiss Apple Store evacuated after an iPhone battery begins emitting smoke

An Apple Store in the Swiss city of Zurich was evacuated on Tuesday after an iPhone battery began to suddenly overheat and emit smoke.<p>The battery was …

Apple AirPods

HTC's bumps up the resolution and cuts the wires for its Vive Pro headset

The new model gets a 78% increase in resolution.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>The new model gets a 78% increase in resolution.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>HTC is …

Virtual Reality

Can Electric Cars Be Made Profitably?

Can you make electric cars profitably? No one has yet. Electric cars have been reliant on government subsidies to sell, but GM Co-CEO Mary Barra …

Electronics

Beyond lithium — the search for a better battery

As the world’s power needs grow, the search is on for better battery technology — not just to keep smartphones charged for longer, but to run …

Batteries

Apple Suddenly Makes New iOS 11 Update Essential

iOS 11.2.2 is here and it provides Apple with a much needed chance to change the script as it rolls out ‘mitigations’ to block the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws which affect the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. But it also only delays a bigger reckoning which pushes even greater pressure onto the …

iOS

HPC’s Ultra-Powerful Typhoon Pro Electric Mountain Bike Makes Landfall

The new bicycle is built to handle rugged trails and equipped with some serious hardware.<p>Back in July, we brought you news of the launch of the …

Typhoons

Old phone batteries get recharged with NTU scientist's invention

SINGAPORE - Poor batteries are the bane of smartphone users but a Singapore invention that could extend their life promises to be a game changer.<p>It …

Batteries

These watches find plenty of power without lithium-ion batteries

Not everyone wants a smartphone on their wrist. These classic watches can help.<p>The Apple Watch is the most popular timepiece in the world, but not everybody wants to check email on their wrist or remember to plug in their chronometer every night to charge. For those folks, these elegant, accurate …

Watches