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lithium-ion batteries

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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

Editors' Take

OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone 4/4S

The company's delayed iPhone 4/4S waterproof case will begin shipping on February 22. OtterBox is also showing off an upcoming extended battery case.

January 8, 2013

Review

Nikon Coolpix L610

Though nothing extraordinary, the Nikon Coolpix L610 is a decent entry-level compact camera that shoots slightly above its price.

January 23, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 23, 2013
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Redesigned lithium ion battery charges faster, holds charge longer

Researchers at Northwestern University redesign the lithium ion battery to charge faster and increase energy capacity, paving the way for better battery performance on our gadgets.

By November 16, 2011

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Same-size lithium ion battery, 10 times the storage

Researchers at Northwestern predict a battery that will have 10 times the capacity and charge 10 times faster, while Argonne National Laboratory predicts a cell phone that can charge in a minute.

By November 17, 2011

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Sony recalls hybrid Vaio laptops due to battery issues

Sony has today announced a recall on selected VaioFit Laptops due to an internal issue with the lithium-ion battery that can cause it to overheat.

By April 14, 2014

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A123 Systems plugs lithium-ion batteries into power grid

First power tools, then cars and planes, and now the power grid. A123 is now working with utilities for "grid stabilization," or short-term storage.

By June 24, 2008

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BMW 7-series concept: Fast lithium-ion hybrid

The 7-series concept is a lithium-ion powered luxury saloon that promises decent fuel economy, good looks and a tonne of interesting gadgets inside

By September 24, 2008

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Toyota hybrid to get lithium ion batteries

Automotive News reports on Toyota's plan to start using lithium ion batteries in some hybrids.

By January 31, 2011

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Tesla raising nearly $2B for battery-building 'gigafactory'

The electric-car maker is raising a large amount of money ahead of its announcement regarding the construction and location of its massive lithium-ion battery plant.

By February 26, 2014