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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 12:02:37 AM

Electric batteries are in a continuous development, with humanity’s need of having electricity on the go to power its portable technology. Their potential and interest started to increase along with their extensive use in the automotive world, but that’s not all...

Remember those first mobile phones looking like a brick with a huge antenna sticking out at the top? Well, most of their body was the actual battery, which in those times was not too effective, since the need for a huge one.

But now, our smartphones can go around a day or so without recharging thanks to a battery that’s about 4 mm thick and half the phone’s length. And thanks to advanced materials, a new kind of battery the size of your actual phone might even kick start your car, as shown here by Juno Power.


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NemoIL
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Message Posted: May 8, 2014 10:16:24 AM

Yea
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NemoIL
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 7:53:26 PM

We will see.
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I won't hold my breath though.
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Message Posted: May 3, 2014 8:45:44 AM

hope it works. It sure would make things better for many people.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 3:25:00 PM

Good luck with that.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 2:32:54 PM

To everyone posting "old", or some variation: if you think it's old news, why are you bumping it back up to the top of the list by posting in it?

If it's just for the points, try posting in the Just For Fun topic. That's what it's for.
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 10:27:03 PM

old
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old
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Must be a very slow news day. More old news!
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 8:55:12 AM

Wow what advance
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 8:46:32 AM

Yes, I remember the mobile phones that looked like a brick and weighted as much as two bricks!
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 4:19:56 AM

nice tech advance
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 2:00:27 AM

Very cool. :-)
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 1:26:02 AM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:35:07 AM

interesting
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intinnerestingK
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:22:24 AM

Old news.
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old one
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Very old news.
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:05:24 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:05:18 AM

not on my car !!
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:03:08 AM

I wanna see it jump a car.
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:03:06 AM

What bout my flashlight???
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 12:02:44 AM

Hmmm...
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k
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:58:55 PM

Interesting
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:57:14 PM

This is tech we've needed for many years.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:57:02 PM

The first great leaps in modem battery technology were driven by NASA and the intelligence community. That development continues driven by smart phones and wearable tech.
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I'LL TAKE A UNDER FR\ULL
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:53:21 PM

Great! Will be a huge boost for electric cars, no doubt...
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:52:52 PM

Very nice.
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Cool.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:51:52 PM

Interesting. . .
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:50:57 PM

Good to know.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:46:19 PM

More technology
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Cool.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:43:39 PM

Wow! Interesting!
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:43:21 PM

And it costs thousands of dollars
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:40:56 PM

cool.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:39:13 PM

I will belive it when I see it.
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Smart people!
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:36:57 PM

Cool!
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:36:40 PM

Here comes Star Trek tech!!
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:35:33 PM

Battery technology is where the serious money is going to be made.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:33:11 PM

Great!
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:32:13 PM

Ok. And is it rechargeable? How bad will it be on the environment when improperly disposed of?
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:31:18 PM

Still a long way to go regarding car battery technology.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:31:08 PM

Technology is amazing.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:30:18 PM

now, will it actually work...
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 11:25:01 PM

Yes, batteries are definitely important in today's world
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