Apple’s ‘easy workaround’ of its failing battery problem is costing it money, and now great inconvenience too it seems. It’s bad enough having to replace 519 million of them
The term ‘polarity’ refers to opposite poles, or contradictory tendencies. We could if we liked write about polarity in American politics. Instead, we’ll mention Spaceship Earth has north and south poles
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has decided it is time batteries replace peaker plants running on gas in his city. Greentech Media sees this as explicit recognition of the harmful greenhouse emissions
Japans contribution to batteries has been immense, especially with regard to recent progress with electric cars. Yet we seldom give a thought to Japans 19th Century efforts
Apple’s knee-jerk reaction to replace fading iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 7, 7 Plus and SE batteries is turning out expensive. Perhaps it could have benefited from asking an accountant
It’s almost impossible to imagine a household without batteries. From televisions to our staple gadgets, batteries are like lifelines that fuel our favorite gizmos. And like all good things, they eventually run out. So where do we toss them once they’ve dried out of juice? The answer is simple: in the recycling. One thing though, […]
We touched the other day on Toyota’s thinking about electric car batteries. And how it was developing solid-state batteries as opposed to liquid lithium ion.
The battery is the heart of the electric car, for it directs the nature of the interface with people. How many miles are there between recharges, and how long do these take to complete?
Batteries have brought practical solutions to so many basic human needs. The right to hear clearly is a fundamental one those with good hearing may not appreciate.
What’s more annoying than forgetting to charge your phone? Waiting for it to charge. But a new battery being tested by Samsung could fully charge your phone in a matter of minutes. The secret? Graphene. Researchers at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology have developed a ball made from graphene, which would charge your smartphone up […]