All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Battery’

Chrome Tries To Keep Flash From Draining Your Laptop Battery

Google made a pretty interesting and unexpected announcement about how Chrome will start working to save the battery life of your laptop. How will it do this? By pausing Flash. Google software engineer Tommy Li explains: Adobe Flash allows web pages to display rich content—but sometimes that can put a squeeze on your laptop’s battery. So we’ve been working with …

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Elon Musk: New Tesla Product Line Coming April 30

Elon Musk and Tesla are cooking up something for late April, and it’s not a new car. “Major new Tesla product line – not a car – will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30,” said Musk in a tweet. Major new Tesla product line — not a car — will be unveiled at our …

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Keyshia Cole Arrested For Suspected Battery

Keyshia Cole, the Grammy-nominated R&B singer, was arrested on Friday, September 19 on suspicion of battery. The altercation reportedly took place in the early morning hours in Los Angeles. According to People, Nuria Vanegas, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department, confirmed that Cole was “arrested around 5 a.m. after someone initiated a private person’s arrest.” While no other …

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Kanye West Under Investigation For Assault

On Monday, police confirmed that Kanye West has been named a suspect in an alleged assault case that occurred at Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California at 12:15 p.m. on Monday. “The named suspect was identified as Kanye West by the victim and several witnesses,” the Beverly Hills Police Department said in a statement. “Mr. West had left the location …

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Apple Figures Out Longer Battery Life

One of the biggest complaints that people have about smartphones is that they lose battery life like mad. And the newer phones are worse than ever. Just a few years ago, a device like a relatively cheap Blackberry Curve, which introduced a lot of lower-market consumers to the Blackberry devices, could hold a battery charge for two days. Add to …

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Harvard 3D Prints Tiny Batteries For All Your Nanomachine Needs

What’s the one thing standing in the way between ourselves and a future ruled by nanomachines? Well, actually a lot of things are standing in the way, but one of the most prominent is a lack of tiny batteries to power the devices. Harvard researchers announced on Tuesday that they have finally overcome the tiny battery problem thanks to 3D …

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Jennifer Capriati Charged For Allegedly Stalking, Hitting Ex-Boyfriend

Less than one year after being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, tennis prodigy Jennifer Capriati could be in trouble with the law. The 36-year-old Capriati has been hit with battery and stalking charges in Palm Beach County, Florida. The charges stem from an incident between the former tennis star and her ex-boyfriend on Valentine’s Day. She is …

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BMW, Toyota Team Up to Develop Future Battery Technology, Hydrogen Fuel-Cell System

BMW and Toyota today announced that the car companies have teamed up to develop a new fuel-cell system and the future of lithium battery technology. The companies signed binding agreements to collaborate on several projects meant to usher in future vehicle technology. “[Toyota] and the BMW Group share the same strategic vision of future sustainable mobility,” said Norbert Reithofer, chairman …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: New Thin Battery Features Higher Capacity

I honestly thought that we were done with the iPhone 5 rumors and leaks. There seems to be nothing else to divulge about Apple’s new wonder device. Everything has been leaked and nothing will be a surprise when the device is finally revealed. Well, it seems that I spoke too soon. 9to5Mac got a hold of some images that seem …

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Tokyo Court Orders Apple to Pay for Flaming iPod

A Setagaya-ku, Tokyo couple won roughly 600,000 yen (about $7,400) in damages from Apple Japan, after an iPod Nano caught fire and burned the woman. There have been complaints of Apple devices getting hot, and lately the new iPad has come under scrutiny for the heat it generates. Still, the Japan incident involved a first generation iPod Nano that was …

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NEC Develops Super Thin Battery For IC Cards

NEC recently announced the development of an ultra thin 0.3 mm organic radical battery (ORB) that is compatible with standard Integrated circuit (IC) cards (found on some credit cards, public transportation passes, and hotel keys). Until now ORBs of 0.7mm thickness were standard, but this thickness is difficult to integrate into a plastic card that is only 0.76mm. This new …

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