You never know what you’ll find next at Yanko… Designers Yeon Kyeong Hwang & Mieong Ho Kang are working on a concept for a AA battery that would be powered by a completely renewable energy source- You. The concept behind the wind-up AA batteries isn’t all that different from the old wind-up toys you used [...]
Category: Batteries Exposed
Whether it be with cell phones, smartphones, or gaming devices; stories like this are becoming all too familiar… A young Italian boy was recently so deeply enthralled with the game he had going on his Sony PSP that he forgot to do something very crucial: Look where he was going. Unfortunately for him, he was [...]
A battery like this makes a 10+ hr. battery seem fairly insignificant. In fact, any battery that lasts 60+ years and counting (yes, that says YEARS) pretty much tops them all. Good luck getting this one into your laptop though. This epic battery is called ‘Karpen’s Pile’ after it’s creator, and it currently sits in [...]
Being that The Battery Times is sponsored by one of the world’s largest online websites featuring cell phone batteries, anything that’s cellular phone related is of great interest to us. This particular mini-documentary by AT&T, however, should be of interest to anyone and everyone that owns a cell phone.
Hey…..at least you’ll know that your battery is less than 100% charged.
It’s a fairly simple concept- Adding more features to a particular device increases the amount of energy required to properly function. And it’s exactly why the Nintendo 3DS is facing questions about its battery life as it comes closer to the February 26, 2011 launch date. In a recent Conference Q&A with Nintendo investors, Nintendo [...]
The risk of small children ingesting button batteries has prompted the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada to recently announce a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. As always, knowledge of the batteries being used in you child’s toys and how to [...]
Asurion Corp., the largest global provider of wireless handset insurance and wireless roadside assistance programs, has its center in Smyrna, Tenn. recalling about 470,000 counterfeit batteries for refurbished BlackBerry PDAs because they overheat posing burns and fires- The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should [...]
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 [...]