MacPro users complain of three-hour battery life
Published in Notebooks


It could be worse they could get four-hours


Apple’s managed to launch the new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar with a lot of reasons not to buy it. Now it seems that it created a feature that few people would have expected – a three-hour battery life.

Samsung SDI tries to prove its batteries are safe
Published in Mobiles


Fallout from the Note fiasco

Although widely scape-goated for the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung’s battery division is quietly reassuring anxious clients which ironically include Apple that its batteries are safe.

Boffins come up with fast-charging battery
Published in News


Supercapacitor battery could be the next big thing

Boffins working at University of Central Florida have emerged from their over filled baths after creating a new process for creating a supercapacitor battery.

New smartwatch works by body power
Published in Wearables


Which means it would be useless for us

Boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a new smartwatch which is powered by movement.

Toyota claims to have tamed lithium-ion batteries
Published in News


Safer and less likely to explode


Engineers at Toyota Motor claim they have tamed the volatile lithium-ion battery and can now enter the all-electric car market.

Samsung jumped to conclusions in the Note 7 fiasco
Published in Mobiles


Too quick to blame the battery

Samsung appeared to be a little too quick to blame the battery in the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco according to the Wall Street Journal.

Lithium battery prices set to rise
Published in News


Short supply

The prices of Lithium batteries are set to rise because of a production shortage which could result in a general electronics price hike.

Samsung sees 60 per cent of Note 7 phones returned
Published in Mobiles

 

In South Korea and the United States

Samsung says that it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States.

Niki warns you about  Galaxy Note 7 phones
Published in Mobiles


Forbidden to use on this flight

One of the many flights that I took this year was slightly different. The flight attendant made an announcement that it is forbidden to use Galaxy Note 7 onboard on Niki airlines – a subsidiary of Air Berlin. 

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus battery sizes confirmed
Published in Mobiles


Slight upgrade compared to the last generation

While Apple was not keen to reveal any precise specifications regarding its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones, a listing on TENAA confirms the battery size in both of these smartphones and a couple of first reviews do confirm  longer battery life.