Batteries

Sanyo Shipped 150 Million Eneloop Batteries

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/eneloop-620x425.png" /> Sanyo today <a href="http://sanyo.com/news/2011/01/05-1.html">announced</a> it has sold 150 million <a href="htt

Tame Viruses May Help Increase Battery Capacity

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/article5374.large_.jpg" />This is rather a creepy line of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/research/">research</a>. The tobacco mos

For Guitarists: Sanyo's Pedal Juice Battery Pack

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Picture-3-620x362.png" /> Sanyo keeps on adding products to its <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/eneloop">eneloop</a> brand of eco

Panasonic's EVOLTA Mini Robot Finishes 500KM Journey From Tokyo To Kyoto

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/evolta-620x465.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/10/mini-robot-powered-by-panasonic-evolta-batteries-to-travel-500km/">

Sanyo Celebrates eneloop's 5th Anniversary With Glitter Batteries

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Picture-16-620x172.png" /> Can you imagine <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sanyo/">Sanyo</a> without <a href="http://www.crunchge

Mini Robot Powered By Panasonic EVOLTA Batteries To Travel 500KM

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Picture-5.png" /> Panasonic has apparently enjoyed quite a bit of success with its previous, rather unusual promotion campaigns for its

Following Fire Incidents, Apple Japan Replaces 5,000 iPod Batteries In 3 Weeks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/burnt_nano.jpg" /> The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/08/19/apple-will-gladly-replace-your-exploding-ipod-nano">never</a> <a hr

Sanyo's Outs New Mobile Chargers For Your Portable Gadgets

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/eneloop-620x620.jpg" /> Do you own an iPad, iPhone, iPod, Sony Xperia, a Nintendo DS, or other mobile devices? Do you need a power sourc

Science! Viral Batteries To Be Woven Into Clothing

Someone with a better grasp of biochemistry is going to have to suss this one out, but it’s interesting even to a chump like me. It seems that researchers are using a custom virus as a biotempla

A123 Systems Spinoff 24M Technologies Raises $16 Million

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/a123.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="A123" />Energy storage system producer 24M Technologies spun out of lithium-ion battery maker <a hr

Apple Repackaging Sanyo Eneloop Rechargeable Batteries, Charging a Premium

Didn’t you notice it, Brick? Didn’t you notice a powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity in this room? While it was my understanding that Steve Jobs owns a number of nickel mines and brin

"Vibration-Powered Generating Battery" is a AA that makes its own power

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/bat.jpg" />Harvesting kinetic energy to "charge" a power element is something that goes back thousands of years, to the wind and water mi

Ford Charges Up With Compact Power Batteries

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/fordelectric.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/ford-motor-company">Ford</a>'s 2011 Focus Electric will run on Compact Power

Fact: iPhone 4 takes 23 percent longer to charge via USB than via electrical outlet

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/chargetime.png" />Well look at this. The <a HREF="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/tag/iphone-4/">iPhone 4</a> takes an average of 23 percen

New quick charger for electric cars is really quick

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/imiev-sport.jpg" /> One of the biggest hurdles on the road to make <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+cars

Instaload: A Microsoft innovation I can get behind

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/instaload.jpg">Picture this: you're placing batteries into a device. You put them in wrong. Then you swap them so they're right. How long

Boston-Power Recharges With $60 Million Funding For Lithium-Ion Batteries

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/boston_power_logo.gif' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" /> Better batteries may be on the way as lithium-ion battery producer <a href="htt

Electric car runs over 1,000 km without recharge, shatters previous record

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/japan_sanyo_ev.jpg" /> One of the biggest problems that stands between electric vehicles and becoming mainstream is limited battery life

Squishy batteries that fit A through D – probably not going to happen

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/size-changing-battery.jpg" />We have to give concept designers points for trying, but I don't think this resizable battery is going to fl

Thanko releases "Wristband Battery" for portable gadgets

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/wristband-620x441.png" /> Tokyo-based gadget maker <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/thanko/">Thanko</a> is at it again. This time,
Load More