Startup Eos Energy Storage promises its big batteries will be cheap enough to put in city centers to clear up bottlenecks on the grid and extend the range of EVs. But can they last 30 years?
Simbol Materials opens an operation in California to extract lithium, zinc, and other metals for batteries from the discharge of geothermal plants.
ReVolt Technologies is one of a handful of companies trying to develop metal air batteries as an alternative lithium ion batteries.
Emphasizing the company's shift from hardware to software, the Zinc browser aims to make it easy to access online video sources--just like Boxee.
Start-up Power Air has developed a zinc-powered power supply for gadgets. Longer term, zinc-air technology hopes to compete in transportation and backup power.
The Zinc II is a compact handset that runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional--and it's quite a looker.
Looking for a Windows Mobile phones running 6.1 Professional and featuring a slide-out keypad? Have a butcher's at these two puppies
ZPower promising 40 percent longer battery life with its silver-zinc battery, which will make its debut with a large laptop manufacturer next year.
Eyeing off O2's PDA and smartphones but disappointed with the lack of 3G support? Its line-up for 2007 looks impressive, with Wi-Fi, 2-megapixel cameras and zippy processors on all models.
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