Tag: . Batteries
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Duracell Batteries Rechargeable Accu range – Review
Name: Rechargeable Accu range – StayCharged Cells, Instant Charger, Fast 1 Hour Charger and Easy Charger (Duracell) Type: Rechargeable batteries, battery chargers and portable USB power Prices: Instant Charger – £34.99, Fast 1 Hour Charger – £29.99, Easy Charger -…
Nokia looking to patent self-recharging phone batteries
Nokia are looking to file a patent for a mechanism that would allow phone batteries to recharge themselves when out and about by collecting the kinetic energy generated by movement. It'd work like this: the heavier components within a phone…
Logitech Wireless MK710 keyboard and mouse bundle boasts 3 year battery
These days you can hook a keyboard and mouse up to anything from a games console to even a few hacked smartphones. Still, it's a chore fumbling around behind your desktop PC for a tangle of mouse and keyboard wires,…
Batteries to charge up in less than 20 secs
I always thought that a whole new battery technology would be the way to enhance our mobile power supply experience of techno-gadgetry, but it turns out it’s going to be good old Li-ion all along. Apparently, we’ve been doing it wrong all this time and that we’ll have one that can charge up in less than 20 seconds in two to three years’ time.
We know this because a crack team of battery bods at MIT has already…
BATTERY DEVELOPMENTS: Korean scientist claims eight-fold leap in power-up time
It is a bit of a shame and quite an embarrassment for mankind that batteries haven’t come on in leaps or bounds since the 1970s, with modern Duracells only being marginally better than the Duracells used to power a Big-Trak for about 35 minutes on Christmas Day, 1981.
But that might possibly be about to change – thanks to a man called Prof. Cho Jae-phil who works at the Department of Applied Chemistry at Hanyang University, in South Korea…