The higher a rechargeable battery’s capacity, the longer it should last per charge. But are ‘ultra-high’ capacity batteries really worth hunting down? And do you bother looking at the capacity anyway?
Posts tagged with "batteries"
We’re apparently wasting £134 million a year by overcharging our gadgets, according to a study by energy firm Eon. Do you leave your mobile phone or laptop plugged in well after it’s fully charged?
Batteries are a fundamental part of our lives – but the technology is failing to keep up with our ever more power-hungry products. Until now? Enter the jelly lithium battery.
We all know modern mobiles have pitiful battery life, and with the season of festivals upon us, music lovers are sure to be hit by dead gadgets. So without sockets, Orange hopes to charge your phone with sound…
As the electric car market begins to gather steam (or should that be amperes?), it presents a lot of new choices for drivers – not least, how to pay for one of these expensive eco cars. Is battery leasing the answer?
Our latest tests have found that the best rechargeable batteries will outlast alkaline disposables in high-drain appliances, like children’s toys, but is there still a place for both types in the battery market?
Do you remember when your mobile’s battery lasted more than a couple of days? Great big screens and skinny bodies soon put an end to that. Poor battery life is the bane of modern technology – will it ever get better?
The phasing out of energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs is almost complete. To further help the environment, should disposable batteries be targeted next in favour of rechargeable ones?