Battery

  • LS polls: AAP demands repoll in North Goa 12-04-2014 06:41 PM

    Panaji: AAP on Saturday demanded a repoll in the North Goa constituency claiming that the Samajwadi Janata Party's (SJP) 'battery torch' symbol on the EVMs was similar to the AAP's broom and has ended up confusing its voters. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office bearer Valmiki Naik said in a complaint...
  • Sony warns of battery issue in some Vaio laptops, says its non-removable battery pack could overheat 12-04-2014 10:44 AM

    New York: Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its Vaio laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. The company says it's in the process of creating a program to repair or replace the computers, or will refund their...
  • Watch: A new device that charges a smartphone in 30 seconds 08-04-2014 01:43 PM

    Isn't it great to have your smartphone fully charged in 30 seconds? Israeli startup StoreDot is working on a technology that can charge your smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The company unveiled a prototype of its device at Microsoft's Think Next Conference in Tel AvivWhile; the device is not expected...
  • Man beaten to death for stealing a mobile phone battery 07-03-2014 12:32 PM

    A man was beaten to death by people for stealing a mobile phone battery in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district early Friday, police said. According to police, villagers caught Sajid while stealing the battery from a shop and started beating him black and blue. He died on the spot.The body was sent...
  • Apple's smartwatch may come with solar power, wireless charging capabilities: Report 03-02-2014 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Longer-lasting batteries are crucial for a new crop of wearable computers whose rise may upend Apple and Google's dominance of mobile devices. A new report from the New York Times said Apple is trying and experimenting with different technologies to make its products last longer. Reportedly, Apple may...
  • Sony to give up on sale of its battery unit: Report 29-12-2013 03:19 PM

    Tokyo: Japan's Sony Corp has decided not to sell its lithium-ion battery unit, media reported on Sunday, in a gamble that it can turn the business around with a weak yen and growing demand for smartphone batteries. In addition to a weak yen, which can boost overseas earnings, the battery...
  • Now charge your gadgets as you move 01-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Researchers have developed a new device that turns human motion into power for electronic devices such as cell phones, cameras and tablets. The mobile generator 'Genneo' can charge a device with any type of movement so a user could purposefully shake it or just leave it in a pant pocket...
  • Japan cancels the launch of its first Epsilon rocket 28-08-2013 04:17 AM

    Japanese space agency JAXA has announced that it has called off Tuesday's launch of its first Epsilon rocket, media reports said. The new rocket launch to carry a planet-observing satellite, was scheduled for 1.45 pm on Tuesday from the Uchinoura Space Centre in the southwestern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima. It...
  • Intel Haswell battery battle: Apple MacBook Air vs Dell XPS 12 vs Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs Acer Aspire S7 23-08-2013 01:57 PM

    New York: Just in time for the back-to-school season in the US, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves. What these laptops have in common are microprocessors that belong to a new family of Intel chips called Haswell. The chips consume less power than previous generations and...
  • Panasonic bets big on mobile phones, battery business to boost revenue 13-07-2013 12:26 PM

    Hyderabad: Japanese electronics major Panasonic is betting big on mobile phones and battery business to reach USD 3.66 billion in revenue from India by 2015-16. Both the verticals are expected to contribute nearly 25 per cent of the total business of the company from the next financial year, Panasonic India...
  • Charge mobiles less to prolong battery life 02-07-2013 04:56 PM

    London: Want to extend the life of your cell phone's battery? Do not charge your mobile to 100 per cent! Mobile phones should be charged only about 50 per cent in order to prolong their battery life, a tech expert has claimed. According to technology expert Eric Limer, rather than...
  • Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap 21-06-2013 05:00 PM

    Los Angeles: Tesla Motors on Thursday unveiled a system to swap battery packs in its electric cars in about 90 seconds, a service Chief Executive Elon Musk said will help overcome fears about their driving range. The automaker will roll out the battery-swapping stations later this year, beginning along the...
  • Batteries hold key to wearable device revolution 18-06-2013 10:27 AM

    San Francisco: Longer-lasting batteries are crucial for a new crop of wearable computers whose rise may upend Apple and Google's dominance of mobile devices, two of the field's pioneers say. Wearable devices - from bracelets that monitor physical activity and sleeping patterns to clothing with built-in sensors and Web-ready glasses...
  • BlackBerry Q5's a budget smartphone made mainly of plastic: Ivor Soans 16-05-2013 07:02 PM

    Will the new BlackBerry Q5 be the gamechanger the company was looking for in a price-conscious country like India? Ivor Soans, managing editor, Biztech2 joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the technical specifications, the performance of the smartphone and more. Q. What is the main features in BlackBerry Q5...
  • Detroit Electric unveils $135,000 battery-powered sports car 04-04-2013 09:30 AM

    Detroit: Detroit Electric, a startup electric-car maker reviving a brand that dates back more than a century, unveiled its first model on Wednesday: a $135,000, battery-powered sports car that is to go into limited production in August. Founded more than five years ago, Detroit Electric enters a still-nascent market that...
  • Where Boeing stands now 16-02-2013 08:56 AM

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  • Windows Phone 8 users complain about random reboots, poor battery life 19-11-2012 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: It's not even been a month that Windows phone 8 handsets hit store shelves and users have started complaining about Windows Phone 8-powered HTC and Nokia handsets. In a thread over at WPCentral with over 143 replies, numerous HTC 8X users have reported that handsets randomly reboot while...
  • Apple to issue software fix for iPhone battery 03-11-2011 09:03 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc on Wednesday said it will release a software update to its iOS 5 operating system, acknowledging some customer complaints on the performance of the new iPhone 4S battery. "A small number of customers have reported lower-than-expected battery life on iOS 5 devices," An Apple spokesman said....
  • Recharge your mobile phone in seconds 22-03-2011 11:51 AM

    Washington: An amazing 3D nanostructure designed and developed by scientists may make it possible to recharge mobile phones in seconds or a laptop within minutes. The 3D nanostructure has been designed by scientists at the University of Illinois. The nanostructure would also charge high power lasers and defibrillators, required in...
  • LG stops laptop sales after battery melts 22-02-2008 03:32 PM

    London: The England Wales Cricket has threatened to stop its county teams from competing in this year's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless the organisers of the event, the BCCI pay them the participation fees in advance, according to a report here. The ECB insists that the two counties -...