Tag: batteries

Android Phone, Products

Samsung may lower the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 prices by using ATL batteries

April 28, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung is mulling the use of Amperex Technology Limited (ATL) batteries in its foldable phones going forward, for reasons as much related to costs and final retail price as they are to the quality of said battery packs, reports Korean […]

iPhone, News and Press, Products

Apple reportedly replaced 10 times as many batteries as expected in 2018

January 15, 2019

Via: The Verge

Apple may have had to replace as many as 11 million iPhone batteries under its heavily discounted $29 replacement program, according to John Gruber over at Daring Fireball. According to Gruber, Apple would typically expect to perform between one and […]

iPhone, Products

A few users reporting swollen iPhone 8 Plus batteries

October 5, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

The last thing you want when you buy a new smartphone is it developing a fault, especially anything involving the battery, but that’s what a handful of users are reporting has happened with their new iPhone 8 Plus units. One […]

Android Phone, Phones, Products

Should removable batteries make a comeback?

August 24, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Earlier today, as expected, Samsung officially announced its newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 8. My fellow editor, Anna, wrote up a spot-on piece, calling the newest member of the smartphone lineup a tricked-out Galaxy S8+. Of course, there’s nothing wrong […]


Nanostructured electrode could boost lithium battery storage by 50%

February 21, 2017

Via: NextBigFuture

The Nanode™ is a three-dimensional, nano-structured, porous electrode that will overcome the limitations of today’s batteries by storing as much as 50% more energy than existing technologies. This allows the batteries to last longer between charges while also charging faster. […]

Android Phone, News and Press

Is this proof that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco was not caused by a problem with the battery?

January 5, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung has reportedly finished its investigation into the cause of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions. The company expects to unveil the results sometime in the middle of this month. Thanks to some leaked information about the Samsung Galaxy S8, […]

Android Phone

Samsung to obtain its smartphone batteries from LG Chemical next year?

December 19, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

The other day, we told you that a report claims that Samsung knows the reason why the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploded as many times as it did, but does not want to release that information right now. That story […]

iPhone, News and Press

We finally know exactly what size Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus batteries are

September 13, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

If you’re familiar with Apple’s iPhone events, and practically everyone is, then you know Apple will never mention certain things on stage like how much RAM an iPhone has. Similarly, the company doesn’t say anything about battery capacity, even though […]


New ‘lithium-air’ batteries could be 10x more powerful, 5x cheaper

November 3, 2015

Via: Nick Jaynes

The days of electric vehicles that can only travel 80 to 100 miles per charge are numbered. That is, if a study from University of Cambridge is true. While many factors contribute to the limited range of modern EVs, the […]

Editorial, News and Press

Microlattice – what you should know on the lightest metal ever

October 20, 2015

Via: IT Curated

The metallic microlattice technology just amazed the Internet due to Boeing’s release of a video depicting what has been dubbed “the lightest metal ever”. Sophia Yang, a researcher from HR (Hughes Research) laboratories, speaks of the qualities and the opportunities […]


The FAA isn’t worried about your portable battery charger

October 15, 2015

Via: Chris Perkins

Tuesday’s FAA safety recommendation of not packing spare batteries got us worried; how could we survive a long flight without our precious electronics? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday urged airlines to tell their passengers not to pack spare […]