If you’ve ever had to purchase a battery for your laptop (which is probably every single person who has owned one), chances are you’ve come across certain terms that made little or no sense to you at all. In fact, some would even say that laptop batteries essentially have a language of their own. For [...]
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It’s simple, it’s functional, but is it something you would want to put on your wall? The aptly-named ‘Front and Back Clock’, which was recently unveiled at the 2010 DMY International Design Festival in Berlin, is a product from The Wrong Objects made for those who enjoy simplicity. According to The Wrong Objects, putting the [...]
The mere thought of 10 hr. battery life on a laptop will bring a smile to almost anyone’s face. Apple of course is well aware of this, which is why it has apparently created the latest version of their MacBook with the same lengthy amount of battery life as the recently released MacBook Pro.
Thieves in Georgia are making it quite difficult for children to get to school, as a handful of them have taken to stealing the batteries directly out of school buses in the middle of the night. According to a report from wsbtv, the DeKalb County school district leaves buses at satellite locations around the county [...]
As we recently noted, the wind deciding not to blow and the sun going down has always been the major obstacle standing in front of the widespread use of solar and wind energy. Energy sources like the sun and wind have the capacity to provide endless amounts of clean energy if we could only figure [...]
What to do when the wind dies and the sun goes down has always been the major obstacle standing in front of the widespread use of solar and wind energy. Batteries designed to store these renewable energies are continually evolving however, as evidenced by the Aide Solar battery for solar energy storage. Aide Solar unveiled [...]
To pursue scale and reduce costs, a fourth battery plant owned by GS Yuasa Corp. is planned to be opened in 2012. GS Yuasa, a Japanese lithium ion battery maker that has partnered with Mitsubishi and Honda, plans for this factory to have a battery capacity for 50,000 vehicles a year.
While instances of kind-hearted people helping people in need everyday, those that involve batteries are a bit more unique. Such is the case in a heart-warming tale of generosity and selflesness recently posted in the Orange County Register. In an effort to help a local high school student that was critically injured in a car [...]
Just months ahead of the General Motors’ scheduled release of the Chevy Volt, the U.S. based automaker has announced plans to invest $8 million to go toward doubling the size of what it calls the ‘most technologically advanced automotive battery lab’ in the country. The current 30,000 sq ft. lab, located in Warren, Mich. is [...]
It’s not often that you hear the phrase “world’s first” these days, but a world’s first is exactly what the Yogo electric scooter. While electric scooters themselves are nothing new, Yogo is the first to feature removable lithium batteries. Because the Yogo battery is removable, it allows riders to carry an extra battery along. Doing [...]