Taking Care of Li-Ion Batteries for Longer Life

If you're using lithium or lithium-ion battery, as it's called in your laptop, there are a few things you can do to extend its life, avoid headaches, and save money. You don't want to buy replacement batteries, if you can help they're not cheap. Do what you can to care for them, and you will […]

An Introduction to Lithium Batteries

Until the 1990s, nickel-cadmium (NiCad) batteries were almost the only option for rechargeable batteries. The main problem with this device is its high temperature coefficient. This means that the efficiency of the cell drops significantly when heated. In addition, cadmium, one of the main elements of the cell, is expensive and harmful to the environment […]