A solar cell that stores its own power: World's first 'solar battery' runs on light and air
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery.
Using intelligence to unlock the market for electric vehicles
Our fuel-based economy must be radically overhauled if Europe is to achieve its ambitious emission reduction targets. One important piece of this jigsaw could be the increased commercialisation of electric cars, which use ...
Live long and phosphor: Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics
In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic ...
Water-based nuclear battery can be used to generate electrical energy
From cell phones to cars and flashlights, batteries play an important role in everyday life. Scientists and technology companies constantly are seeking ways to improve battery life and efficiency. Now, for the first time ...
Intel launches Core M family, targets 2-in-1 devices
Ineda developing low power companion processors to increase battery life for wearables
Review: Evolutionary advances in new smartwatches
New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either.
Review: Pulse O2 activity tracker doesn't quicken my pulse
Wearable devices may be the next big thing in consumer electronics. But it's still not clear how they'll work, what they'll look like or even what they'll do.
Internet of Things network to launch in UK next year
Apple patent proposes battery use monitoring system
Huawei aims to sell 80 mn smartphones in 2014
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said Monday it aims to sell 80 million smartphones in 2014, as it boosts its brand name worldwide and makes a new push for US consumers.
Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event
(AP)—Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?
Watches, glasses and super-tablets: tech predictions for 2014
With Microsoft losing its controversial CEO, Apple launching new iPads and iPhones and the rise of wearable devices all making headlines, it's been another huge year for technology. That's before you look ...
Amazon drone technology almost there, regulation nonexistent
For Amazon's recently announced drone delivery system to get off the ground, the company will have to solve numerous difficult technological challenges. Chief among them will be increasing battery life, getting the drone ...