Review: Apple has best smartwatch, but rivals have strengths
As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps.
Review: Helios Smart battery has charging options, including the sun
I love options. Most of us are familiar with external batteries that can be used to charge up a cellphone or tablet when a plug is not handy. I have several, and most of them get their power by plugging into ...
Apple Watch's six unmatched features
The early reviews of the Apple Watch are pointing in one direction: It should save users a minute here and there, but the fact that many functions require an iPhone to be nearby cuts down on its usefulness.
Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix
At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. ...
Google Glass was a product looking for a market
The announcement that Google is to halt sales of its Google Glass augmented-reality spectacles has been interpreted by some people as the end of a pilot project and the start of a new phase of product development, ...
Chemists tackle battery overcharge problem
Research from the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will help batteries resist overcharging, improving the safety of electronics from cell phones to airplanes.
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 ...
To bolster lithium battery life, add a little salt
(Phys.org) —Cornell chemical engineers have achieved a breakthrough in the race to achieve safer, longer-lasting batteries to power the world's automobiles, cell phones, computers and autonomous robots.
World's fastest external phone charger set to be launched
The world's 'fastest' external phone charger is set to be launched by an Aston University graduate.
The future of batteries: Q&A with the director of the national laboratory battery hub
Everywhere you look, you see lithium-ion batteries. They're in your laptop, your cell phone, your power tools, maybe even your car. Lithium-ion battery research accounts for about 95% of all battery research ...
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.
Lifting the lid on silicon batteries
(Phys.org) —Resolving the mystery of what happens inside batteries when silicon comes into contact with lithium could accelerate the commercialisation of next-generation high capacity batteries, for use ...
3Qs: Could circuits' face-lift mean faster, smaller phones?
Imagine a cell phone that's half the size with longer battery time and better performance. That could become a reality thanks to new research by Nian Sun, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering ...
Tech review: GPS gadgets let you track your kid, elderly loved one or car
We've all seen news alerts for missing senior citizens. Sometimes those have a happy outcome, and other times they don't.