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batteries. lithium ion

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Black & Decker Lithium Ion Vacuums with Smartech Technology

AutoSense changes the suction based on floor type for these battery-powered models, and tops the list of their clever new features.

By January 5, 2016

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Electrolux Ergorapido Lithium Ion Brushroll Clean Xtra

The Ergorapido is a nice-looking, easy-to-use vacuum that's in the wrong line of work. It's a vacuum cleaner you'll enjoy taking out of the box, then want to put back into the box once it starts struggling to actually clean your floors.

By October 10, 2015

2.5 stars Editors' rating October 10, 2015
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New battery design could keep hoverboards from catching on fire

Overheating lithium ion batteries have led to a number of exploding gadgets in recent years, but now researchers have come up with a way to douse the problem with a dose of nanotechnology.

By January 11, 2016

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By June 5, 2013

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explode

Repair website iFixit tears apart a Swagway and its charger and is pleasantly surprised.

By January 27, 2016

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Keep your hoverboard fire contained with the Hovervault carry bag

Yes, there's always that chance your hoverboard will catch fire, but at least you can ease your mind a bit with a special bag designed to keep the potential flames from spreading.

By February 1, 2016

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Feds urge you to buy fire extinguisher with your hoverboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating whether the lithium-ion batteries in the self-balancing boards are causing them to catch fire.

By January 20, 2016

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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014

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How to buy the best hybrid

Need a little more electricity in your life, but aren't ready for an EV? You've got options.

By January 26, 2016