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Macally JBoxMini - external battery pack - Li-Ion

Add hours of battery life to your iPod or iPhone with the MacAlly JBox.

By July 5, 2007


Stanford researchers invent transparent li ion battery

New battery technology that drops visible materials like copper and aluminum could bring see-through gadgets a step closer, scientists say.

By July 26, 2011


2012 Honda Civic hybrid gets li-ion battery, Si gets more torque

It may not look like much has changed for the 2012 Honda Civic, but there are changes under the hood for the hybrid and Si performance variants.

By February 17, 2011


Sphero BB-8 teardown reveals its robot tech inside the rolling 'Star Wars' droid

The Sphero BB-8 toy may not be powered by the Force, but Bill Detwiler cracks this rolling robot open to show you the tech inside.

By September 5, 2015


Samsung Galaxy S5 may get rapid-charging battery

A report says the follow-up to Samsung's Galaxy S4 could get a new kind of battery that can also store more power within the same footprint.

By January 15, 2014


3D-printed pinhead battery could power robots

One of the smallest batteries ever, this tiny lithium-ion can store enough juice to power tiny robots or medical implants.

By June 21, 2013


Microscopic batteries created through 3D printing

Researchers at Harvard have created a 3D-printing nozzle smaller than the width of a human hair to make microscopic lithium-ion batteries.

By June 19, 2013


Here comes Google's next-gen Nexus 7, says IHS

Been waiting for the second-generation Nexus 7? The wait shouldn't be much longer, says a market research firm.

By June 13, 2013


Pricey Chromebook Pixel: Built well but impractical to upgrade

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Google Chromebook Pixel and shows you why it's easy to open and service, but nearly impossible to upgrade.

By March 14, 2013


What it really takes to make a flexible phone (Smartphones Unlocked)

A bendable screen is nice in the lab, but it will take more than flexi-glass to get your phone to touch its toes.

By February 1, 2013