drones

Watch This Guy Leap Into A Lake To Save His Drone After It Loses Power Mid-Flight

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Zwier Spanjer spent a whole day playing with his new DJI Phantom 2. The only problem? Batteries don't last forever!

technology of the future

The Smartphone Battery Of The Future Will Jump-Start A Car

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Screw your app, in the future a smartphone will be able to pump out more juice than a blender.

#Mashups

Brilliant Marketing Cross-Promotions, Corgi At A Water Park, And Links

Today's links, featuring a brilliant cross-promotion of batteries and '50 Shades Of Grey' as well as Jack In The Box and Se7en. Plus: Corgis!

SILICON

Battery Redesign Charges in 15 Minutes, Lasts a Week

Cell phone batteries are, at best, problematic: just ask anybody who bought an iPhone 4S and discovered it sucked power like a Decepticon on a bender.

we care more about the laptop applications guys

Aluminum Material To Make Electric Cars Useable?

Pictured at right is aluminum Celmet, courtesy of the Sumitomo Electric corporation.

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

How Close Are We To Biobatteries?

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No, we haven't figured out how to use babies as batteries (although research is ongoing).

Power Wheels

MIT Aims To Increase Battery Life Up To 10X

Dude has a double major in pimping.

science

Living Flesh Turned Into Batteries

Philippe Cinquin and his team at Joseph Fourier University in France have The biofuel cell uses glucose and oxygen present in the body at all times.

science

NEW METHOD TO QUICKLY RECHARGE BATTERIES

A big problem with lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, particularly in all-electric vehicles, is the amount of time it takes to recharge them.


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