Tag: lithium

The dangers of going grey 
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The dangers of going grey

Buying gadgets from a grey importer will save you money, but it may end up costing you in the long-run if your purchase ever goes pear-shaped, as Jenneth Orantia discovers.
Lithium battery fires could be a thing of the past 
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Lithium battery fires could be a thing of the past

The days when laptops occasionally explode due to their lithium batteries breaking down could soon be over thanks to a new invention which shuts down the explosive reaction.
An electric car that doesn't cost the earth? Nissan's EV Leaf powers low price expectations 
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An electric car that doesn't cost the earth? Nissan's EV Leaf powers low price expectations

Nissan showcased their all-electric LEAF to the world today, but the best thing isn't just the technology under the hood - it could be the petrol beating price.
Rapid recharge batteries prove key to MIT electric car  
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Rapid recharge batteries prove key to MIT electric car

Research institution MIT are well on their way to developing one of the world's most sought after electric vehicles: a car with 320km range, 161 km/h top speed and a rapid recharge system that takes just 10 minutes to charge.
Are the costs of lithium batteries killing plug-in electric car development? 
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Are the costs of lithium batteries killing plug-in electric car development?

A Toyota executive says lithium battery costs are hurting electric car development and names fuel cells as the way of the future, dismissing electric plug-in models entirely. Are Fuel cells really the way?

The 20 second battery recharge? 
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The 20 second battery recharge?

MIT researchers have reinvented lithium technology with a new battery than can be charged and discharged in under 20 seconds..
World lithium supplies may hamper growth of electric car 
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World lithium supplies may hamper growth of electric car

Future of electric cars may be in doubt as worldwide lithium supplies begin to run out as demand increases.
Non-flammable lithium ion battery created 
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Non-flammable lithium ion battery created

A possible end to exploding laptops is in sight, with researchers creating a non-flammable battery for notebooks and PDAs.
HP’s notebook disassembly stage show 
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HP’s notebook disassembly stage show

What can a vendor-controlled comparison of notebook technology teach us? Plenty – but not in the way it was intended. Read on as we expose HP’s notebook ‘Reliability Challenge’.
US boffins boost lithium ion batteries 
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US boffins boost lithium ion batteries

New 'layered-composite' material improves performance and stability.
Sony fires up global battery recall 
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Sony fires up global battery recall

Replacement programme designed to address overheating 'concerns'.
Logitech MX-1000 Laser Cordless 
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Logitech MX-1000 Laser Cordless View all Atomic Articles

Nathan Davis wants one thing - mice with frickin' laser beams on their heads.

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