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This AA Battery Sucks Power Right Out Of The Air

This AA Battery Sucks Power Right Out Of The Air

After covering CES for 10 years, nothing I’ve seen at the show has me as excited about the future as Ossia’s wireless charging technology. The company’s developed a way to deliver power to your gadgets the same way internet is delivered by wi-fi, and one of the first real-world applications…

These Inductive Batteries Keep Your Power Tools Perpetually Charged

These Inductive Batteries Keep Your Power Tools Perpetually Charged

It’s almost impossible to think of a time when you had to wrangle a long cord while working with power tools. But as convenient as cordless tools are, they’re useless if their batteries are dead. So, later this year, Bosch will be introducing batteries with inductive charging that simply need…

These Unbelievable Cells Turn Wi-Fi Signals Into Usable Electricity

These Unbelievable Cells Turn Wi-Fi Signals Into Usable Electricity

Forget about stealing your neighbour’s Wi-Fi to surf the internet. Using cheap everyday materials, researchers at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering have developed a remarkable device that can convert microwave signals, like those used to wirelessly transmit the internet, into usable electricity. So ,in the future, you might instead…