Comparing Lithium vs. Alkaline Batteries

Most common household devices use alkaline batteries by default, but many of them are designed to use lithium batteries instead. These two types of batteries may often have a similar shape and size, but their...

Switching to Rechargeables Can Reduce Carbon Footprint

Making the switch to rechargeable batteries isn’t hard. It’s common to keep an extra pair of disposable batteries on hand, so it isn’t that much of a leap to consider keeping a spare set of...

Common Use Cases for 9-Volt Batteries

9-volt batteries are one of the top five most popular types of batteries, and for good reason – they’re both powerful and versatile. One thing that sets them apart from other batteries is their shape;...

Can you overcharge a battery?

Paleblue batteries come with safety features to minimize the chances of overheating, leakage, or fire. For example, their trickle-charge feature prevents overcharging, and the batteries are designed to shut down if they start overheating while...

How to Use Batteries in Your Xbox Controller

For some people, gaming is just a form of casual entertainment; others elevate it to the level of a professional sport. However, whether they’re playing with friends or at a tournament, there’s one thing each...

Lithium Ion vs. Lithium Polymer Batteries: What to Know

Both of these batteries are powered by lithium-based technology, but they’re typically used for much different purposes. They also have different costs, safety ratings, power densities, lifespans, and more. 

What the FAA Says About Traveling with Lithium-Ion Batteries

You have probably heard that there are some restrictions on traveling with lithium-ion batteries. That's true, at least where air travel is concerned. A number of years ago, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) came up...

What Does Ah Mean On A Battery?

Battery capacity is measured in ampere-hours or milliampere-hours (mAh) and indicates the amount of charge a battery can store and deliver over a certain number of hours before reaching the end of its lifespan. There...

Why Switch to Rechargeable Batteries: Top 7 Benefits

Rechargeables have better performance, are more reliable, and are cheaper in the long run than single-use batteries.