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Scientists now know why rechargeable batteries go bad, and may know how to fix them

Scientists now know why rechargeable batteries go bad, and may know how to fix them

Simon Sage 120

Sweet, sweet science is on its way to finding a cure for how lithium-ion batteries (like the one in your phone) lose their ability to hold a charge over time. Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley, Brookhaven, and Stanford have found a pattern to the erosion that happens at both anode and cathode ends of the battery, when previously it was assumed the erosion was uniform. The salt that forms...

Review: Seidio SURFACE Extended Battery Case and Holster for BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930

Review: Seidio SURFACE Extended Battery Case and Holster for BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930

Alicia Erlich 3

When it comes to protection one of my trusted brands has always been Seidio. I admit to being rough on my devices which is why a case is a more of a given rather than an accessory. Whether it was the Innocase Active for my BlackBerry Torch 9800 or the ACTIVE for my Bold 9900, there's no question that Seidio offers the quality and durability to make sure my BlackBerry stays in one piece...