Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform
A team of boffins working for the University of Washington's Sensor Lab have worked out a way of taking the battery out of mobile devices and keeping them powered by radio waves.
91,000 units faulty
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall for battery packs in Toshiba laptops sold between June 2011 and January 2016.
You get what you pay for
Swiss outfit Nagra has been caught charging $720 to replace a battery in its Nagra VI–an 8-channel digital recorder.
Android 6.0 gets Doze power
Android Wear watches have a rather modest battery life of one to two days. The upcoming Android Wear 6.0 might change that, as it includes Doze power management.
Switches itself off if it gets too hot
Researchers have emerged from their smoke filled labs having designed a lithium-ion battery which can shut itself down if it gets too hot or might make a Dell off a bang (pictured).
Juicing up the bottom line
Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.
You must be yoking
MIT has shelled out research on egg-like aluminum nanoparticles which they think is eggsactly what the doctor ordered for longer battery life.
800 per cent claims questioned
An outfit which claims its Batteriser product can battery life by up to 800 per cent has been taking a hammering on the tech blogs.
Saving the universe from Flash
Google's latest beta feature on Chrome has come up with a method of killing off battery draining flash heavy sites.