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Assemble Your Own Modular Li-Ion Batteries

Assemble Your Own Modular Li-Ion Batteries

Author: Drew Risinger / Source: Hackaday Low-voltage DC power electronics are an exciting field right now. Easy access to 18650 battery cells and an abundance of used Li-Ion cells from laptops, phones, etc. has opened the door for hackers building their own...

Phones Are Better Without Removable Batteries

Phones Are Better Without Removable Batteries

Author: Harry Guinness / Source: howtogeek.com You can speed up your iPhone by replacing the battery, but you’ll have to take it to Apple, since the battery is not designed to be user-replaceable. This has left people wondering whether they’d prefer...

Why Do Lithium-Ion Batteries Explode?

Why Do Lithium-Ion Batteries Explode?

Author: Harry Guinness / Source: howtogeek.com While lithium-ion batteries are, on the whole, incredibly safe they do very very occasionally catch fire or explode. When it happens, like with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 fiasco or HP’s more recent laptop recall,...

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