5 myths about iPhone battery life you might mistakenly believe — and what you should do instead (AAPL)

iFixit You’re not alone: everyone wants to eke out more time from their iPhone battery. But you might not be going about it the right way. Because so many people have iPhones, a lot of conventional wisdom about iPhone battery life can be similar to folk wisdom.  But that’s not to say there aren’t ways […]

Samsung makes the Galaxy Note9 official with big battery upgrade

Samsung NEW YORK CITY—Samsung has officially taken the wraps off the Galaxy Note9. The phone follows closely in the footsteps of the Galaxy Note8 but with new specs, a bigger battery, and a few other upgrades. First up, the specs. Samsung’s $ 999 smartphone has a 6.4-inch 2960×1440 OLED display—a 0.1-inch upgrade over last year—6GB or 8GB […]

WATCH: Ryanair passengers FLEE plane after mobile phone battery 'explodes'

A viral video has captured the terrifying moment passengers fled a Ryanair plane after a mobile phone battery caught fire. In the video, people can be seen jumping onto an inflatable slide from the emergency exits. A man at the base of the slide in an emergency vest quickly beckons them down and onto the […]

Monster energy project wants to use Loch Ness as a giant battery

Enlarge / Loch Ness, seen from Fort Augustus in Scotland. (credit: Getty Images (Jeff J Mitchell)) A company called Intelligent Land Investments (ILI) is proposing a huge 2.4 gigawatt-hour pumped hydroelectric project right next to the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland. The project, called “Red John” after the Scottish name for a source pool […]

Battery industry will boom, but will profits?

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10 best-selling battery packs that Amazon customers swear by to recharge their tech on the go

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The right battery pack for you depends on your budget, how many devices you want to be able to charge at once, and the amount of free space […]

Liquid-air energy storage: The latest new “battery” on the UK grid

Enlarge / A view of the Pilsworth Liquid Air Energy Storage system (credit: Highview Power) A first-of-its-kind energy-storage system has been added to the grid in the UK. The 5MW / 15MWh system stores energy in an unusual way: it uses excess electricity to cool ambient air down to -196°C (-320°F), where the gases in […]

Tesla flies in new battery production line for Gigafactory

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Bluesmart shuts down following smart luggage battery ban

Smart luggage maker Bluesmart is shutting down after concerns over batteries in checked luggage kept travelers from using its bags as intended. The company has sold its intellectual property and is ending refunds, sales and warranty support. Bluesmart’s bags were a hit, with the company raising over $ 4.1 million in crowdfunding since its first […]