Stupidest Samsung Galaxy S5 Test Ever Ends With Battery Explosion

Update: Looks like the original uploader has pulled down his slightly comical video. Sorry about that, folks!

You know those little warnings on the back of your battery that say “do not puncture”? Turns out they really mean don’t puncture this, you idiot. Thankfully, here’s an idiot who can’t read to show us exactly why you shouldn’t do it.

Lenovo Recalling 150,000 Laptop Batteries

Lenovo is asking for 150,000 customers in Australia and around the world to check their ThinkPad laptops; a dozen different models are affected by a battery recall due to some 3-, 6- and 9-cell batteries overheating.

Some New iPhone 5S Are Having Battery Problems.

Uh oh: some new iPhone 5S are having battery problems.

Gizmodo Smartphone Buying Guide: How To Improve Your Battery Life

No matter the amount of amazing features inside your smartphone, it’s all worth nothing if you’re constantly running out of battery power. We’ve put together a few simple tips and tricks to help you get the best out of your phone’s battery, and included some charging solutions for even the most power-hungry users.

11 Tips To Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life

While your iPhone’s new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7′s not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain’t quite what you’d want it to be, but we’ve got some tips to squeeze the most out of that sucker and stay juiced all day long.

Asus Fonepad Review: One-Stop Shop

What if you had the form factor of the Nexus 7, the processor of the future and a behemoth battery to boot? Meet the Asus Fonepad: your next do-all tablet.

iOS 6.1.3 May Be Draining iPhone Batteries

iOS 6.1.3 was meant to fix the screen bypass bugwhich it only partially managed — and enhance Apple’s Japanese maps, as well as subtly killing jailbreaking. Instead, it appears that it may be recreating what’s been a common bug in iOS updates, sucking precious battery life away as well.

Can You Make A Battery Out Of Jelly?

Before anyone goes all Betteridge’s Law on me, I should point out that the answer is actually yes. The more complex question is why you’d want to, but I can’t answer everything for you.

Samsung Battery Reportedly Catches Fire In Some Guy's Pocket

What you need to remember about batteries is that inside of them is a volatile mix of chemicals, carefully harnessed to keep your gadgets alive. You’d be forgiven for thinking the worst thing that can happen to them is that they run out too fast, but really the most concerning thing is when they malfunction and, well, explode.

10 Great Back To School & Uni Gadgets

It’s time to head back to school for another year. Whether you’re studying for a degree, mastering your Masters or just doing the HSC, these are the best gadgets to help you hit the books.