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Thursday: July 7, 2011

You may be charging your next Apple device a little differently according to latest rumors.You may be charging your next Apple device a little differently according to latest rumors.

In yet another report of a report, the Wall Street Journal points to a rumor that Apple may be experimenting with charging via induction for their future iPhones. Makes sense, the new iOS software essentially cuts the cord in terms of syncing (of which I am very excited for) so it would be safe to assume that eventually they would want to cut the power cord as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:13 AM | Tags (7) | apple | batteries | battery | charge | charging | induction | iphone |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 19, 2010

Want to keep your batteries working longer? Freeze them.Want to keep your batteries working longer? Freeze them.

This is a handy tip for anyone who happens keeps a cache of batteries around at all times for various toys and gadgets. Another post on Lifehacker lists out all sorts of other battery hacks you may not have previously known about.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:04 AM | Tags (6) | batteries | freeze | frozen | charge | retention | lifehacker |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

Your rechargeable batteries may come with a free Trojan horse virus.Your rechargeable batteries may come with a free Trojan horse virus.

The battery maker said it does not know how the Trojan got into the software. 'Energizer has discontinued sale of this product and has removed the site to download the software,' the statement said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:12 AM | Tags (7) | backdoor | batteries | cnet | energizer | security | trojan | virus |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

Six unique ways to charge your batteries that you may not have previously known about.Six unique ways to charge your batteries that you may not have previously known about.

An interesting collection of battery charging options that range from dancing your way to a charge, pedaling your way to a charge and even peeing your way to a charge (which is apparently quite environmentally sound). You could also just ignore all of those options and go wireless (awesome).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:33 AM | Tags (6) | batteries | charge | charging | power | unique | wirelss |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 9, 2009

Everything you never knew about nuclear batteries.Everything you never knew about nuclear batteries.

Turns out that nuclear batteries hold about a million times of a charge than your standard alkaline batteries. In the future, when/if your battery explodes you'll need to break out the radiation suits to clean up the mess.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:38 AM | Tags (6) | batteries | bbc | charge | nuclear | radiation | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Printable batteries may begin popping up on your t-shirts and credit cards.Printable batteries may begin popping up on your t-shirts and credit cards.

The characteristics of the battery differ significantly from those of conventional batteries. The printable version weighs less than one gram on the scales, is not even one millimeter thick and can therefore be integrated into bank cards, for example.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 12:56 PM | Tags (6) | printable | batteries | cards | jingles | shirts | creditcards |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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