Batteries


New Ultra-Thin Coating Material Improves Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

New Ultra-Thin Coating Material Improves Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

A coating resembling gel in its consistency increases lithium-sulfur battery life....

Mar 22 2017, 1:39pm CDT

NASA Develops New Batteries to Power Microsatellites, CubeSats

NASA Develops New Batteries to Power Microsatellites, CubeSats

New batteries will provide power to CubeSats, Microsatellites...

Feb 13 2017, 12:31pm CST

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus to pack more powerful batteries than S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus to pack more powerful batteries than S7 and S7 Edge

It’s been confirmed by multiple sources that Samsung SDI Company Ltd will be producing the Li-ion batteries for Samsung Galaxy...

Feb 1 2017, 11:15am CST

These Flame Retardant Fibers Stop Fires in Lithium-Ion Batteries

These Flame Retardant Fibers Stop Fires in Lithium-Ion Batteries

There are various special fibers that have been developed by scientists that help stop chances of fire hazards in lithium-ion c...

Jan 16 2017, 8:13am CST

Spacewalking Astronauts Successfully Connects Three New Batteries to ISS

Spacewalking Astronauts Successfully Connects Three New Batteries to ISS

The first International Space Station power upgrade spacewalk is over and astronauts are planning for second spacewalk....

Jan 9 2017, 8:07am CST

Lucid Motors EVs to Come with Samsung Batteries

Lucid Motors EVs to Come with Samsung Batteries

Lucid Motors is all set to get on with better performing batteries...

Dec 8 2016, 11:09am CST

Scientists Work on Replacing Batteries with Supercapacitors

Scientists Work on Replacing Batteries with Supercapacitors

The long hours that your smartphone takes to charge may soon become a thing of the past, as scientists have developed a new pro...

Nov 22 2016, 4:48am CST

New method to give smartphone batteries longer life

New method to give smartphone batteries longer life

Researchers have developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium (Li-ion) batteries used in smartphones, tabl...

Oct 24 2016, 2:44am CDT

Smartphone Batteries Emitting over 100 Toxic Gases: Scientists

Smartphone Batteries Emitting over 100 Toxic Gases: Scientists

Not just catching up fire or exploding as you sleep next to them, dozens of dangerous gases are being produced by the batterie...

Oct 21 2016, 12:40am CDT

Faraday Future EVs to Come With LG Chem Batteries

Faraday Future EVs to Come With LG Chem Batteries

Faraday Future and LG will be collaborating with each other in order to manufacture world’s highest energy density lithium-ion...

Oct 4 2016, 10:05pm CDT

Why Samsung Batteries Are Exploding

Why Samsung Batteries Are Exploding

A small manufacturing flaw in the battery of the Galaxy Note 7 might be the cause of this giant headache the company has had ov...

Sep 13 2016, 8:55pm CDT

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

A US startup is brewing something that so many of us have been asking for: a new battery that has twice the capacity of the lit...

Aug 23 2016, 6:01pm CDT

Fungi Recycle Lithium-ion Batteries

Fungi Recycle Lithium-ion Batteries

A team of researchers is working to use naturally-occurring fungi for an environment-friendly recycling process to extract cob...

Aug 22 2016, 4:53am CDT

Nissan Plans to Stop Making Electric Car Batteries

Nissan Plans to Stop Making Electric Car Batteries

The car brand known as Nissan may not churn out anymore electric batteries for its vehicles....

Aug 8 2016, 6:55am CDT

BMW i3 Batteries will be Used for Home Energy Storage

BMW i3 Batteries will be Used for Home Energy Storage

BMW i3 owners will be able to use their car batteries for home energy storage....

Jun 21 2016, 5:43pm CDT

Lithium-air Batteries Last Five Times Longer

Lithium-air Batteries Last Five Times Longer

A new discovery regarding longer lasting batteries could give smartphones and cars a single charge that can work five times lon...

May 24 2016, 4:09am CDT

Toyota use Magnesium in Batteries instead of Lithium

Toyota uses Magnesium in Batteries instead of Lithium

Technologists at Toyota Motors utilize the element magnesium in fuel cells....

May 9 2016, 9:53am CDT

Accidental Discovery Leads to Long Lasting Batteries

Accidental Discovery Leads to Long Lasting Batteries

Today, most of the smartphone batteries and other devices that are powered by a rechargeable battery aren't all that great beca...

Apr 24 2016, 8:50pm CDT

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Scientists are currently looking into the depths of materials with a little help of super-quick science....

Apr 23 2016, 6:37am CDT

MIT Scientists Develop Non-Toxic Batteries to Generate Power

MIT Scientists Develop Non-Toxic Batteries to Generate Power

New system could be a better alternate to conventional lithium-ion batteries in the future....

Mar 15 2016, 4:05am CDT

Lithium Titanate Countered by Lithium Iron Phosphate Could Make Lithium-ion batteries Cheaper

Lithium Titanate Countered by Lithium Iron Phosphate Could Make Lithium-ion batteries Cheaper

New research identifies new cheaper materials for next generation Lithium-ion batteries....

Feb 17 2016, 1:53am CST

BMW i3 Batteries can be used for Energy Storage in a Household

BMW i3 Batteries can be used for Energy Storage in a Household

BMW may develop Lithium-ion batteries to launch itself in the private energy storage business....

Jan 23 2016, 9:35am CST

Lithium-ion batteries

Researchers Track Power Loss of Disposable Lithium Batteries in Real-Time

A team of scientists have come together to monitor how disposable lithium batteries lose power while in use, and they have used...

Dec 18 2015, 4:55am CST

Huawei Proudly Presents Its Next Generation Fast Charging Batteries

Huawei Proudly Presents Its Next Generation Fast Charging Batteries

The new 3000 mAh batteries from Huawei charged to 48% capacity in just five minutes....

Nov 14 2015, 11:27am CST

StoreDot Developing Instant Charging Electric Cars Batteries

StoreDot Developing Instant Charging Electric Cars Batteries

The prototype technology was revealed last April and it raised $48 million before the new announcement today....

Aug 20 2015, 6:50am CDT

New Aluminum yolk-shell Nanoparticle Improve Li-ion Batteries

New Aluminum yolk-shell Nanoparticle Improve Li-ion Batteries

MIT and Tsinghua University in China scientists develop new battery design using aluminum....

Aug 12 2015, 5:29am CDT

K3OPS develops RF Energy Harvesting Smartphone Case and Batteries

K3OPS develops RF Energy Harvesting Smartphone Case and Batteries

Radio waves are everywhere and they are a form of energy. A startup tries to capture that free energy and re-charge smartphones...

May 27 2015, 4:37am CDT

Swatch to Launch Batteries That Could Last Six Months

Swatch to Launch Batteries That Could Last Six Months

The battery could power smartwatches and cars....

May 7 2015, 4:05am CDT

Tesla Energy Launches New Batteries for Homes, Businesses, and Power Plants

Tesla Energy Launches New Batteries for Homes, Businesses, and Power Plants

Tesla is now an energy company....

May 1 2015, 2:21am CDT

Elon Musk announces Tesla Motors Home Batteries Today

Elon Musk Announces Tesla Motors Home Batteries Today

Today, Elon Musk will unveil the new Tesla Motors product line that are not cars. We already know that it will be batteries for...

Apr 30 2015, 9:21am CDT

Tesla Motors Launches Home and Utility Batteries on April 30

Tesla Motors Launches Home and Utility Batteries on April 30

Tesla Motors already revealed the new product lines Elon Musk teased a couple weeks on Twitter....

Apr 22 2015, 1:36pm CDT

Users can replace batteries on the Apple Watch

Users can replace batteries on the Apple Watch

The ability to extend the watch's battery's lifespan has settled the issue of obsolescence to some extent...

Mar 10 2015, 9:17am CDT

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek let out another bold statement after announcing a smartwatch a couple weeks ago. In a new interview...

Feb 26 2015, 9:15am CST

First iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus teardowns reveal high-capacity batteries

First iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus teardowns reveal high-capacity batteries

The teardown reveals reworked innards...

Sep 19 2014, 1:14pm CDT

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

For those who need a little extra juice, the battery by ZeroLemon and Mugen Power are the perfect options...

May 8 2014, 8:48am CDT

Black Box Batteries of the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Deemed to Have Died

Black Box Batteries of the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Deemed to Have Died

The Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet seems to take more time before possible findings are arrived at.This situation is...

Apr 13 2014, 2:43pm CDT

Missing Jet Black Box Batteries are Fading

Missing Jet Black Box Batteries are Fading

With a dearth of new pings and the batteries driving the two black boxes’ signal beacons inevitably fading, the search for the...

Apr 13 2014, 1:45pm CDT

iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C Have 10%, 5% Larger Batteries Than iPhone 5

iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C Have 10%, 5% Larger Batteries Than iPhone 5

The FCC has let the cat out of the bag. The battery sizes of the latest twin iPhone sets (5S and 5C) have been revealed by the...

Sep 12 2013, 9:18am CDT

Best Buy Recalls 5100 ATG Replacement Batteries for the MacBook Pro

Best Buy Recalls 5100 ATG Replacement Batteries for the MacBook Pro

The replacement batteries for the MacBook Pro have caused fire hazards and even an injury. They are being recalled by Best Buy...

Jun 20 2013, 5:50am CDT

Printed Batteries are the Future for Wearable Devices

Printed Batteries are the Future for Wearable Devices

The technological limits of wearable devices is pretty much limited by the current battery technology. A new crop of startups a...

Jun 28 2012, 6:16am CDT