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Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016

This smartphone battery prototype lasts for days and charges in seconds

This smartphone battery prototype lasts for days and charges in seconds

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have developed a supercapacitor battery prototype that lasts over 20 times longer than a conventional lithium-ion cell and charges in "just a few seconds".

Thursday, 6 Oct 2016

Replaced Samsung Galaxy Note7 explodes in U.S. plane

Replaced Samsung Galaxy Note7 explodes in U.S. plane

Yet another Note7 exploded, this time on a Southwest Airlines flight. No injuries were reported, and the Note7 was a replaced unit.

Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016

Samsung Singapore announces Galaxy Note7 local exchange program

Samsung Singapore announces Galaxy Note7 local exchange program

Some resolution for local Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners as Samsung Singapore has just announced its local exchange program for affected devices. Do read on for more details.

Samsung estimated to spend US$1 billion to replace 2.5 million Galaxy Note7 units

Samsung estimated to spend US$1 billion to replace 2.5 million Galaxy Note7 units

Bloomberg estimates that Samsung will spend as much s US$1 billion to replace 2.5 million units of the Galaxy Note7.

Sunday, 4 Sep 2016

What you need to know about the Samsung Note7 battery saga

What you need to know about the Samsung Note7 battery saga

In an unprecedented move, Samsung has halted sales of its latest flagship, the Galaxy Note7, amidst reports of batteries bursting into flames. Here’s everything you need to know.

Saturday, 30 Apr 2016

Researchers just built a battery that is good for over 200,000 charge cycles

Researchers just built a battery that is good for over 200,000 charge cycles

In trying to make a solid-state battery, researchers at UC Irvine ended up accidentally creating a battery that can last for over 200,000 charge cycles without any significant degradation.

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

Apple is working to fix the iPhone 6s Plus battery percentage bug

Apple is working to fix the iPhone 6s Plus battery percentage bug

The bug occurs when the iPhone 6s Plus phone's clock is adjusted, and Apple has a temporary fix while they investigate the glitch. More details inside.

Sunday, 3 Jan 2016

Sony's new sulfur-based battery packs 40% more charge!

Sony's new sulfur-based battery packs 40% more charge!

Sony is reportedly working on a new sulfur-based battery which is able to offer 40% more charge in a 30% smaller form factor. More details inside.

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015

Huawei's prototype phone battery can recharge to half capacity in five minutes

Huawei's prototype phone battery can recharge to half capacity in five minutes

Huawei has developed a prototype smartphone battery that can be recharged to 50% in five minutes! Its second, smaller capacity battery can hit 68% in an even shorter time. Hit the link to find out more!

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015

Future Apple iPhones can last a week on a single charge thanks to hydrogen fuel cells

Future Apple iPhones can last a week on a single charge thanks to hydrogen fuel cells

Apple is reportedly working with British company Intelligent Energy on a built-in hydrogen fuel cell which could make future iPhones last a week on a single charge. Hit the link to find out more about this amazing battery technology.

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