News tagged ‘battery’
Friday, 28 Feb 2014
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 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 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
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
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
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 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'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.
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011
Apple recently applied for patents that point to hydrogen fuel-cell powered devices that could potentially last for "days or even weeks of usage without refueling".
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011
While working to tackle the problem of providing wireless internet connectivity to countries in Africa, a group of researchers funded by the Finnish government have found a way to lessen the power consumption of 3G usage.