News tagged ‘battery’

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

The U.K. Is Also Banning Uncharged Electronic Devices on Certain International Flights

The U.K. Is Also Banning Uncharged Electronic Devices on Certain International Flights

Going to the U.K. any time soon? Make sure the electronic devices you're carrying onboard are charged.

Monday, 7 Jul 2014

Samsung: Don't Be a Wall Hugger

Samsung: Don't Be a Wall Hugger

Been at an airport recently and saw a lot of people crowding around power outlets charging their mobile devices? A Samsung ad says these are probably not Galaxy S5 users.

Friday, 28 Feb 2014

Tesla Motors Wants to Raise US$1.6 Billion to Build Giant Battery Factory

Tesla Motors Wants to Raise US$1.6 Billion to Build Giant Battery Factory

Tesla Motors has just announced plans to raise a whopping US$1.6 billion to finance their plans for a giant battery factory that would make it one of the largest producers of lithium ion batteries.

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013

Apple: Manufacturing Issue Causing Battery Problems for iPhone 5S

Apple: Manufacturing Issue Causing Battery Problems for iPhone 5S

Apple has confirmed to The New York Times that a manufacturing issue has affected a limited number of iPhone 5S units which caused the battery to drain faster or take a longer time to charge.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

Samsung Aware of Battery Issues on Galaxy S4, Offers Free Replacement Battery

Samsung Aware of Battery Issues on Galaxy S4, Offers Free Replacement Battery

Samsung Mobile Singapore confirms that it is aware of the battery issues on the Galaxy S4 and is offering a free replacement battery for affected customers.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Plagued by Battery Bloating, Draining and Overheating Issues

Samsung Galaxy S4 Plagued by Battery Bloating, Draining and Overheating Issues

A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 users in Germany are reporting serious draining issues and bloated batteries. We did a check on HardwareZone forums and uncovered several users in Singapore facing similar issues.

Monday, 29 Apr 2013

Massive Deposit of Lithium Discovered in Wyoming

Massive Deposit of Lithium Discovered in Wyoming

Researchers have discovered a new source of lithium near Rock Springs, Wyoming. The new source could potentially contain enough lithium to meet US demand for a whole century.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Stretch Your Battery, Literally

Stretch Your Battery, Literally

Researchers have revealed their development of a flexible and stretchable lithium-ion battery that can be extended to three times its original size, without any degradation in its performance. Read on to uncover more exciting details about this new battery!

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

Arizona is Literally Too Hot for the Nissan Leaf

Arizona is Literally Too Hot for the Nissan Leaf

Arizona is so hot that the fully-electric Nissan Leaf is suffering from battery problems, with owners complaining that they have lost about 30% worth of charge.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Apple Clarifies on New iPad's Charging Process

Apple Clarifies on New iPad's Charging Process

Apple's Vice President of iPad Product Marketing Michael Tchao refuted an earlier report by DisplayMate on the new iPad not reaching full charge when the 100% icon is shown.

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