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  1. ocnbrze

    thank you EU.....removable batteries are back

    thanks to a new law from the EU we might see removable batteries back on phones world wide!!!!! thoughts?
  2. MoodyBlues

    [SOLVED] Is my battery on its last legs?

    My current Z² is barely a year old. Lately, I've had to charge it an additional time during the day. I'm not doing anything out of the ordinary with it, nor have I added any new apps or anything like that. At just a year old, could its battery already be conking out?
  3. Android News

    A new report suggests magnesium batters could be safer than lithium batteries

    A new report from researchers says magnesium batteries may be a safer and more efficient way to store energy for our smart devices.
  4. Android News

    Researchers are working on water-based batteries

    A team of researchers are working on batteries that use water-based chemicals to transfer ions instead of organic chemicals. The technique would lead to safer batteries, however they currently only last for 70 charge cycles.
  5. Android News

    This mobile phone prototype doesn't require a battery

    Computer Scientists and Electrical Engineers at the University of Washington have created a phone that works without a battery.
  6. Android News

    Samsung may be close to solid-state batteries

    The Korea Herald reports Samsung could introduce solid-state batteries within the next few years. These are inherently safer than current lithium-ion batteries as there are no liquid chemicals that could cause combustion.
  7. Android News

    5-minute charge batteries could arrive in 2018

    Smartphones with batteries that can charge to full in 5 minutes may be here in 2018. StoreDot -- the company behind the tech -- says they're aiming to enter the production phase early next year.
  8. Android News

    These images claim to show the batteries for the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

    A couple of new images have appeared claiming to be the batteries for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The S8's battery is said to be 3,000mAh, while the S8 Plus comes in at 3,500mAh.
  9. admyrick

    This new solid-state battery could make its way to our smartphones

    The inventor of the lithium-ion battery has developed a new "all-solid-state" battery which is design for mobile devices, electric cars, and stationary energy storage. The battery allows for fast-charging without worrying about the battery catching fire.
  10. L

    Help Lg Leon battery compatibility with Risio

    I got a lg risio from amazon a few days ago. They didn't send a battery in the package. As far as the phone goes, it's a good budget phone. But I had to get a 3rd party battery. I have heard the risio is a rebranded Leon. Does anyone know if I can use a Leon battery with the risio. And a legit...
  11. Android News

    Batteries with built-in flame retardant could prevent fiery mishaps

    Lithium-ion batteries have a tendency to catch fire and explode when they're overheated, but a new group of researchers from Stanford University has created batteries with built-in fire extinguishers to prevent that from happening. A component called triphenyl phosphate is added to the batteries...
  12. Android News

    Samsung has created a new battery for electric cars that will last for 600km

    Samsung SDI has announced a new battery for electric cars that offers 600km of driving and can be charged to 80% in just 20 minutes. However, the battery won't become widely available until 2021.
  13. Android News

    DEAL: Save $12 on the Aukey 16,000mAh portable battery with QC 3.0

    The Aukey 16,000mAh portable battery with QC 3.0 is on sale for $23.09 after using coupon code 7AGVT8QH.
  14. Android News

    LG may supply the batteries for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    A new report suggests that Samsung will tap LG to be the battery supplier for the Galaxy Note 8. Nothing has been official, but the report claims "it seems highly likely for the two firms to sign a deal".
  15. Android News

    Huawei introduces graphene-assisted Li-ion batteries which can withstand higher temparatures

    Huawei has announced a new battery technology which uses graphene with Lithium Ion technology to allow the battery to operate in hotter conditions. Traditional Lithium Ion batteries don't fare well when temperatures reach 50°C, but the new technology allows the batteries to operate in...
  16. Android News

    New battery tech promises to charge fully in seconds and last for days

    A new battery technology being researched by UCF is showing promising strides. The technology allows batteries to be charged in mere seconds and last for days. Furthermore, charge cycles may be extended greatly as battery capacity didn't degrade even after 30,000 cycles.
  17. K

    Help Galaxy Tab E 9.6 SM-T560NU Shows Incorrect Battery mAh

    Hi I recently bought my tablet. The box proudly says my tablet has a 7300 mAh capacity battery. So does the Best Buy website. There seems to be two Galaxy Tab E 9.6 releases...the original 8GB, 1.3gz CPU with a 5000mAh battery like you will find reviewed virtually everywhere And the one I have...
  18. Android News

    MIT researchers find a way to double the capacity of lithium-ion batteries

    People want more battery life with their phones, but the advancements in technology just haven't kept up with other aspects. However, some MIT researchers have discovered a way to double the capacity of our lithium-ion batteries and say the tech could be in smartphones as soon as next year.