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lithium ion-polymer battery

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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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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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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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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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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

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Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree hologram video, and more on Tomorrow Daily

Stanford researchers may have discovered a path to pure lithium batteries, which would mean lighter, smaller, and more powerful charges for our devices. The science of it is pretty dense; but if we don't need to find plugs for our phones anymore while we're out and about? We're in.

By July 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features some enterprising hackers who modded an ATM to play Doom, Stanford researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

By July 29, 2014

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Nomad mobile 'Pod' charger quadruples Apple Watch battery life

With a 1,800mAh lithium polymer rechargeable battery housed tightly inside, the $59 Nomad Pod, due out in June, packs enough power for four complete charges of Apple Watch.

By March 17, 2015

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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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Sekisui Chemical claims cheap, long-range lithium battery tech

Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015.

By December 3, 2013