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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

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...

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Crackberry Asks: Do you want a thin BlackBerry 10 handset or a thicker one with better battery life?

Crackberry Asks: Do you want a thin BlackBerry 10 handset or a thicker one with better battery life?

  Do you want a thin BlackBerry 10 handset or thicker one with better battery life?  Battery life is a constant struggle for smartphone manufacturers and BlackBerry is no exception. Going back to before BlackBerry 7, battery life was something that RIM was renowned for. Unfortunately, these days most smartphones tend to sacrifice battery life for slimmer device dimensions. When...

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