Just 10 percent of Calif. car chargers delivered
A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year.
Panasonic to release solar LED lantern for people living in areas without electricity
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will start selling a solar LED lantern that doubles as a charger for people living in areas without electricity. With a built-in rechargeable battery to store ...
Phone charger can place user on malware alert
Third party charger trouble sparks Apple trade-in plan
Fears of dangerous shocks caused by unsanctioned chargers for Apple gadgets prompted the company to announce a trade-in program.
Bosch unveils Power Max—Level 2 EV charger for $449
Charging electric vehicles cheaper and faster
Researchers at Chalmers have developed a unique integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles. Compared to today's electric vehicle chargers, they have managed to shorten the charging time ...
Startup touts ultrafast charging: What if a smartphone could charge in 12 minutes instead of two hours?
Lotus Mobile unfolds its solar-charging petals
Time reversal findings may open doors to the future
(Phys.org)—Imagine a cell phone charger that recharges your phone remotely without even knowing where it is; a device that targets and destroys tumors, wherever they are in the body; or a security field ...
Fulton Innovation offers device-to-device wireless charging demo at CES
Dueling platforms at CES on wireless charging
Smartphone battery running low? You are not alone. With millions of mobile devices handling more tasks, batteries are draining faster, forcing the industry to look for solutions including wireless charging, ...
Organic solar cells with high electric potential for portable electronics
(Phys.org)—A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the ...
Universal charger tantalisingly close for mobiles
Mobile phone users are tantalisingly close to the day when they can power up any phone with the same charger.
Calif. imposes battery charger energy standards
(AP) -- California will require cellphones, tablets and hundreds of other electronic devices to have energy-efficient battery chargers beginning next year.