Search For a Better Battery Keeps Going and Going

September 18, 2006 1 By Tad Reeves

How about this one:

While the recalls embarrassed some of high-technology’s biggest brand names, they aren’t likely to change the way portable devices are powered – at least in the short term, say industry observers. Lithium-ion (li-ion) battery technology, introduced to consumers in 1991, still has plenty of room to improve in both safety and performance.

I know there is definitely some conspiracy-theory stuff going on with regards battery technology, especially when you start going large-scale on it. Oil barons don’t like people with batteries that work. They prefer it when your batteries explode instead.

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