Tag: lithium

Toshiba Makes 10 Minute Recharge a Reality With Super Ion Battery


  Toshiba has shown us a new technology that allows you to recharge your battery to 90% capacity in just 10 minutes.  The battery dubbed SCiB or "Super Charge ion Battery" is not yet available, but certainly could revolutionize the way we use our laptops and if it progresses, it could change the electric vehicle.  The possibilities are quite great and if battery life is at least that of current Lithium ion batteries then this technology could lead to a much brighter future.  


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Silver-Zinc Batteries for Your Portables Next Year

ZPower is a company which will provide Silver-Zinc batteries for all your portable needs.  The company said they were demoing the technology at the 2008 Intel Developer Forum.  "According to the company, Silver-Zinc can offer up to 40% more runtime than today’s batteries."  The contents of the batteries are said to be more stable than lithium-ion which will hopefully result in far less explosions and fires caused by lithium-ion.

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