Tag Archives: battery

Go Team Lithium Battery!

An alliance of companies are working together with the U.S. government to create lithium battery capable of easily powering electric vehicles. The National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Battery Cell Manufacture was modeled after SEMATECH, the successful public-private venture created in … Continue reading

Incase Power Slider battery case for iPhone 3G

Incase has released a new version of their popular Slider case for the iPhone with an integrated battery inside. Called the “Power Slider”, the new case has built-in five LED power level status lights in the back (like the MacBook) … Continue reading

MSI Wind gets gargantuan 9-cell battery

Despite the Atom CPU, netbooks have yet to deliver on the promise of exceptional battery life. If we’re to believe Jeff Atwood, that should change as the chipset catches up with Atom, but until then, your only option is to … Continue reading

Macally PowerLink flash drive also syncs and charges iPhones, iPods

This little doodad from Macally looks quite useful for iPhone and iPod folks trying to minimize clutter while out and about. It’s called the “PowerLInk” and it works in three ways, each fairly pedestrian on their own, but together quite … Continue reading

iPhone replacement battery kit for just $7.30

Discount Chinese crap vendor DealExtreme.com is selling these iPhone battery replacement kits, complete with 1400mAh battery and plastic pry bar, for just $7.29, shipped. Compare to Apple’s out-of-warranty battery replacement costs of $85 and it’s quite a deal — provided … Continue reading

Kensington's iPhone battery packs: one umbilical, one integrated

Without any ability to pop out one battery and slam in another, the iPhone certainly requires a few on-the-go battery charging solutions. No surprise that your local Apple store is stocked up the wazoo with them, and Kensington’s latest offerings … Continue reading

La Crosse Technology PC-900 AlphaPower Battery Charger Reviewed (Verdict: Still Awesome)

Jeff “Coding Horror” Atwood beams about his La Crosse Technology BC-900 AlphaPower battery charger, which as chance would have it is the exact same battery charger I purchased a couple of months back at all y’all’s suggestion, but haven’t actually … Continue reading

Kineticel Concept: Battery Chargers in Human Powered Objects

Yael Miller’s “Kineticel” concept proposes to put small piezoelectric chargers inside common household furniture and appliances, trading a little extra effort in your endeavor for freeish power. Kineticel chargers in a set of dumbbells could make electricity while you’re working … Continue reading