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.
The prices of Lithium batteries are set to rise because of a production shortage which could result in a general electronics price hike.
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.
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.
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.
Nissan Motors is in talks with Panasonic and others over its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, sources said.
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.