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The 6 Parts That Make Up a Typical Lithium-Ion Battery

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We would expect that most consumers pretty much don't care how lithium-ion batteries are built. They don't care what's in them or the mechanics that make them work. All they care about is that their...

Form Factor Isn't the Only Difference Between Battery Types

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As battery makers gradually roll out new USB-C models, there has been greater discussion about different form factors. The most common form factors for consumer batteries are AA, AAA, C, D, and 9-volt, although there...

Making the Case for Replaceable Batteries on the Golf Course

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If you are not an avid golfer, you might not know the sport has gone electronic. The days of heading to the course with little more than your clubs and a bottle of water are...

Have You Had the Chance to Use the USB-C Port Yet?

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We have been excited about USB-C since it hit the market. We are now working hard to equip our AA and AAA batteries with USB-C ports (C, D, and 9V already have two ports on...

Make This the Summer You Switch to Rechargeable Batteries

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  This past winter was a long one. With COVID still a problem in so many places, many of us wondered if we were in store for yet another spring and summer of mask wearing...

How We Got from USB 1.0 to USB-C

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  Technology evolves. That is how we got from disposable alkaline batteries to USB-C rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. But getting from there to here wasn't just an evolution of battery technology. It was also an evolution...

USB-C Is Coming – It Will Be a Real Game-Changer

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Since our company's inception, we have talked a lot about USB rechargeable batteries. In the coming weeks and months, you are going to start seeing us put more emphasis on USB-C technology. USB-C is coming,...

How Many Different Ways Do You Use the USB Ports?

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The humble USB port is so prolific in modern society that it is difficult to imagine life without it. It's enough to make one wonder whether the original creators had any idea how popular their...

A World Without Batteries Is Almost Unimaginable

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Italy's Alessandro Volta is largely credited with inventing the first modern battery in 1800. His voltaic pile was an electrochemical battery utilizing copper, zinc, and brine-soaked paper. The lessons he learned developing the battery laid...