Mobile phone battery life sucks. Just look at the surge in battery pack sales. Well, the University of Washington have noticed this and proposed a new alternative - getting rid of batteries altogether.Read More
Disappointed about the loss of your Wednesday weekly cinema offer? Hopefully EE can soften the blow by offering all of their customers a free portable charger, which you can walk into store and pick up from Thursday 16th April.Read More
Imagine being able to charge your energy-sapping smartphone simply by holding it in your palm. Sound implausible? Not according to a team of researchers at Wake Forest University’s Centre for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. Led by Professor David Carroll, they’ve developed a new material, named ‘Power Felt’, that can convert wasted body heat into an electrical current.
75% of in-app battery deplition on Android is caused by background data acquisition and the serving of targeted ads. This was the slightly disconcerting discovery made by a team of researchers from Purdue University and Microsoft.
A team of researchers from Clarkson University, New York and Ben-Gurion University, Israel have turned a snail into a cybernetic power generator. Probably one of the more rapid-moving stories involving such a creature.
So you know that plastic iPod Nano you probably have stashed away in a drawer somewhere? Maybe it's buried on a shelf somewhere or underneath the bed (that's where I found mine). Turns out they could pose a fire hazard, and Apple want to replace it for you, for free.