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Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteries - GigaOM

Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteries - GigaOM | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteriesGigaOM14, 2012, 8:12am PT No Comments How many of us have gone through numerous batteries for our laptops, because over time aging batteries start to lose their ability to charge?
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At Today’s Shops, the Trend is Up, Up… Up? » The Outrageously Dependable Blog

At Today’s Shops, the Trend is Up, Up… Up? » The Outrageously Dependable Blog | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it

Aging cars with more than 200,000 miles, the post-recession customer base and a fight for customer loyalty – all these factors changed the business of car repair. Instead of seeing regular repair schedules at 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000 miles, repair shops are busier than ever maintaining cars that would have been considered too old to repair.

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Frost & Sullivan's Four Predictions for the Automotive and Transportation Industry

Frost & Sullivan's Four Predictions for the Automotive and Transportation Industry | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it

Market growth in all regions except Europe, accelerated introduction of plug in hybrid and battery electric vehicles due to increasing fuel prices, mobility and integrated transportation as well as the integration of the smart phone with dedicated application stores and innovative HMI concepts will be the key topics in 2012 and beyond.

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Six things to know about smartphone batteries

Six things to know about smartphone batteries | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
If you're trying to figure out what your iPhone 5 (or 6) -- or your next Android device or Windows Phone -- is going to look like, there are some things you need to know.
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New Interstate Battery Charges Faster, Resists Extreme Temps - Truckinginfo.com

New Interstate Battery Charges Faster, Resists Extreme Temps - Truckinginfo.com | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it

The 31-AGM7, the new extreme absorbed glass-mat battery from Interstate Batteries, features deep-cycling performance, faster recharging and stronger starting. 

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Batteries Not Included: Powering Electronics Through Your Eyes - Wall Street Daily

Batteries Not Included: Powering Electronics Through Your Eyes - Wall Street Daily | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Batteries Not Included: Powering Electronics Through Your EyesWall Street DailyHowever, “the design left the patients vulnerable to skin infections [since] an external pocket-size battery pack delivered power to the amplifiers in the eye through a...
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US Post Office Bars Shipment Abroad Of Gadgets With Lithium Batteries: No ... - Huffington Post

US Post Office Bars Shipment Abroad Of Gadgets With Lithium Batteries: No ... - Huffington Post | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
TheStreet.com (blog)US Post Office Bars Shipment Abroad Of Gadgets With Lithium Batteries: No ...Huffington PostAP | Posted: 05/11/2012 6:41 pm Updated: 05/13/2012 11:17 am WASHINGTON (AP) — The US Postal Service is banning international shipments...
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Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteries - GigaOM

Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteries - GigaOM | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Look to silicon nanotubes for really long lasting batteriesGigaOM14, 2012, 8:12am PT No Comments How many of us have gone through numerous batteries for our laptops, because over time aging batteries start to lose their ability to charge?
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On lithium-ion batteries, smartphones, and impermanence

On lithium-ion batteries, smartphones, and impermanence | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Lithium-ion batteries power everything that's remotely portable. But they literally die a bit each day. What can we do about that?
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Shocking use of ice cube trays - Hack a Day

Shocking use of ice cube trays - Hack a Day | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Looks like ice-cube trays are once again proving their versatility as this one is serving as the vessel for a home made lead-acid battery.

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Electric DeLorean Races Toward 2013 Release [PICS]

Electric DeLorean Races Toward 2013 Release [PICS] | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
The electric version of the iconic DeLorean sports car featured in the Back to the Future films is speeding closer to release.

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Lead-acid batteries: How can we miss you if you won't go away?

Lead-acid batteries: How can we miss you if you won't go away? | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Lead-acid batteries: how can we miss you if you won't go away?
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Record Battery Energy Density in Context

Record Battery Energy Density in Context | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
A tech company called Envia Systems has announced that it is able to produce rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (Li-ion, i.e., the standard kind of rechargeable batteries that go in everything from phones to electric cars) with a world-record...

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CTEK Warns of Dangers of Charging Batteries at Too High a Voltage - MarketWatch (press release)

CTEK Warns of Dangers of Charging Batteries at Too High a Voltage - MarketWatch (press release) | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
CTEK Warns of Dangers of Charging Batteries at Too High a VoltageMarketWatch (press release)LONDON, Mar 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CTEK, a leading global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries, is today warning motorists of the...
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Army Scientists Build a Better Battery

Army Scientists Build a Better Battery | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Single-cell batteries have an inherent design limitation that prevents them from producing more than 4 volts—they simply can't do it, there isn't enough energy density to produce that extra bit of output.

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Rechargeable Battery Tips | Call2Recycle | United States

Rechargeable Battery Tips | Call2Recycle | United States | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Tips for getting the most use out of your cordless electronic products...

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New-Generation Electric-Car Batteries Will Take 10 Years, DoE Lab Says - Green Car Reports

New-Generation Electric-Car Batteries Will Take 10 Years, DoE Lab Says - Green Car Reports | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
New-Generation Electric-Car Batteries Will Take 10 Years, DoE Lab SaysGreen Car ReportsMore There's kind of a running joke within the electric car world that the next generation of batteries...
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What's Killing the Electric Car? The Price of Batteries - Business - GOOD

What's Killing the Electric Car? The Price of Batteries - Business - GOOD | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Ford's new EV is impressive, but like other automakers, it's facing a real barrier in battery technology.

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Lead Shortage Looms in '13 on Record Demand for Batteries - Bloomberg

Lead Shortage Looms in '13 on Record Demand for Batteries - Bloomberg | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
BloombergLead Shortage Looms in '13 on Record Demand for BatteriesBloombergLead is poised to rally after erasing this year's gains with the market returning to shortages following a five-year glut as miners fail to keep pace with record demand for...
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Bottles, Binkies, and Batteries Send Kids to ER - WebMD

Bottles, Binkies, and Batteries Send Kids to ER - WebMD | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
New York TimesBottles, Binkies, and Batteries Send Kids to ERWebMDAnother new study shows that more than 66000 children have been treated in the ER since 1990 for battery-related injuries, like swallowing a small, coin-sized button battery from a...
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N. American car battery shipments surge in March - Reuters

N. American car battery shipments surge in March - Reuters | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
N.American car battery shipments surge in MarchReutersMarch replacement battery shipments surge 25 pct mo/mo * OEM shipments climb over 10 pct mo/mo NEW YORK May 14 (Reuters) - North American shipments of replacement automotive batteries jumped 24.79...
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Air-Breathing Batteries: How Does Recharging Your Electric Car Only Monthly Sound?

Air-Breathing Batteries: How Does Recharging Your Electric Car Only Monthly Sound? | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Air-Breathing Batteries: How Does Recharging Your Electric Car Only Monthly Sound?
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How The U.S. Automobile Industry Has Changed

How The U.S. Automobile Industry Has Changed | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
For decades, through the boom and bust years of the 20th century, the American automotive industry had an immense impact on the domestic economy.
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Many hybrid-car owners buy once -- but not again, Polk study says

Many hybrid-car owners buy once -- but not again, Polk study says | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it

Interesting finding: Only 35% of hybrid vehicle owners choose to buy another hybrid.

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Some battery issues plaguing IndyCar - AutoWeek

Some battery issues plaguing IndyCar - AutoWeek | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
Some battery issues plaguing IndyCarAutoWeekLAT PHOTOGRAPHIC - Tony Kanaan's car suffered from some battery issues last week in St. Petersburg. The series is hoping the issues have been resolved.
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Car Care Events Reveal Need for Increased Maintenance | Be Car Care Aware

Results of vehicle inspections held at community car care events across the country during Car Care Months in April and October 2011 reveal that 84 percent of vehicles need service or parts, the highest percentage in five years, according to the Car Care Council. The unsatisfactory condition of vehicles reflects the current economic climate and reinforces the continued need for consumer education about the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair.

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NEC organic radical battery can refresh a screen 2000 times

NEC organic radical battery can refresh a screen 2000 times | Batteries for non-technical people | Scoop.it
A smartphone or a tablet with flexible screen couldn't function without an energy source. The battery plays a pivotal role in the functioning of a mobile.
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