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41 per cent off the fast-charging, portable Innori battery pack

41 per cent off the fast-charging, portable Innori battery pack

By 28 May 2015

When your phone or tablet runs out of power while you’re on the go, there’s nothing more frustrating than searching for a power outlet or waiting (and waiting) for your external battery to charge them up again. That’s why we love the fast-charging... >>

EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps

EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps

By 21 May 2015

EE has announced that it is supporting Glastonbury for the third time and the headline act will be certainly be the EE Power Bar.  Introduced previously at Glastonbury as an alternative to conventional charging - which the 4G network will also be providing... >>

Best iPhone battery chargers: Portable power on the go

Best iPhone battery chargers: Portable power on the go

By 18 May 2015

The iPhone is great, but if you use it all the time, then you'll be constantly looking for a wall socket to charge it. That's even more the case if you use the Apple Watch, because all that invisible talking between the two has one serious effect: your... >>

What is Tesla Energy Powerwall? Why you need a 10kWh lithium-ion battery in your home

What is Tesla Energy Powerwall? Why you need a 10kWh lithium-ion battery in your home

By 1 May 2015

Tesla Energy has announced its new home battery system called the Powerwall. The Tesla Powerwall battery, which can be placed at homes or in businesses, stores solar energy. The idea is to make people less reliant on the power grid as well as offering... >>

Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

By 30 April 2015

Tesla is set to launch a brand new product later today at its 30 April event. Invites are out for what is expected to be the launch of a home battery that will change the way you think about power. Until now all we've seen from Tesla is an invite showing... >>

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

By 22 April 2015

Tesla head honcho Elon Musk announced on twitter that he'd be unveiling new products at a 30 April event. It appears these will be next generation batteries. Jeff Evanson, Tesla investor relations, says we can expect to see a pair of new batteries unveiled... >>

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

By 16 April 2015

EE announced its free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it was "coming soon", but it is now available to all of its network and broadband customers. The EE Power incentive launches today to offer a free portable Power Bar charger... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

By 13 April 2015

While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution. Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

This battery can get a smartphone charged to full in just one minute

This battery can get a smartphone charged to full in just one minute

By 7 April 2015

Another day, another battery discovery. The latest is an aluminium graphite battery that can recharge in a smartphone in just one minute. This discovery has been made at Stanford University where scientists say this could be a viable replacement for current... >>

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

By 13 March 2015

Wireless charging is like the Holy Grail of gadgets these days. Imagine never having to think about battery ever again as your smartphone is always connected to power. A recent breakthrough is making this a reality. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency... >>