Traditional electric-car batteries that are bulky may soon be a thing of the past.
Researchers at MIT are working on creating a new kind of wireless charging network and one that can expand offering much more opportunities than the networks available today.
What's the most metal thing you can do with a smartphone? Fire lasers? Summon a taxi? How about charging it with fricking lightning?
Startup Ossia is developing wireless charging technology called Cota that's based on the same unlicensed spectrum that powers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and other wireless standards, and can charge devices from as far as 10 feet and eventually 30 feet.
In the future, phones, tablets and wearable computing gadgets won't come with chargers, they'll use inductive chargers built into desks, kitchen counters, bedside tables, cars, and other surfaces.
Berkeley Design Technology is developing a new benchmark to measure smartphone and tablet battery life.
Panasonic and its subsidiary Sanyo have agreed to plead guilty to price fixing conspiracies involving laptop battery cells and automotive parts. They will pay a total of $56.5 million in criminal fines, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said.
Best Buy has recalled about 5100 replacement batteries for Apple's MacBook laptops, after 13 reports that the battery caught fire, a U.S. consumer safety agency said.
Heading on a business trip? To get work done, you're going to need more than your laptop, smartphone, and tablet. Here's what else you need to bring to be as productive as possible.
Macworld Lab found that the new MacBook Air has a significant boost to its battery life.
Laptops are awesome—until your battery gives up the ghost, instantly killing your productivity. Follow these tips to avoid the problem.