Archive for March, 2010

Toshiba set foot in residential solar cell business

“With high conversion efficiency and without the appearance of electrodes, allowing users to have a sense of superiority is different from the surrounding” (Toshiba). Toshiba in January 2009 established the “umbrella to promote solar power generation system business department”, focused on industrial solar systems sales, starting from April 2010 to set foot in Japan, Toshiba [...]

Japanese firm claims 20 year lithium battery

Eamex, a Japanese based company, has announced that they have developed a technology that extends the life of high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. This technology, they say, can ultimately be used to power small electrically powered automobiles and scooters in the future.
The technology basically stabilizes the electrodes in a Li-On battery and prevents the tin components from [...]

Bloomington Man sought on battery charges

Crime Stoppers of McLean County needs the public’s help in finding a man wanted on a McLean County warrant charging him with aggravated domestic battery and aggravated battery in a public place.
Vincent E. Thomas, who last lived in Bloomington, was born in 1984, is 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighs 200 pounds, and has black [...]

Don’t change smoke alarm batteries

AVOID being labelled a fool on April 1 and change the battery in your smoke alarm, the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service has said.
April Fools Day has been designated as the date to ensure the simple, but potentially lifesaving, household devices were in proper working order.
Former fire fighter and State Labor Member for Chatsworth Steve [...]

Fla. battery charge fall against ex-NFL player

Prosecutors will not pursue domestic battery charges against former football star Warren Sapp, who was arrested in Miami Beach a day before the Super Bowl, the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.
Sapp had faced one count of misdemeanor domestic battery. But prosecutors decided to drop criminal action against the former defensive tackle because of inconsistencies [...]

Make your laptop battery have longer life

Laptop batteries are like people–eventually and inevitably, they die. And like people, they don’t obey Moore’s Law–You can’t expect next year’s batteries to last twice as long as this year’s. Battery technology may improve a bit over time (after all, there’s plenty of financial incentive for better batteries), but, while interesting possibilities may pop up, [...]

Toshiba Satellite M505-S4020 laptop and battery

Take a standard, zippy laptop, slather on a thick layer of gloss–almost literally–and you’ve got the $999 Toshiba Satellite M505-S4020. This midrange portable smoothly handles Microsoft Office, online tools, media playback, and other general-purpose applications. Its mix of extra features includes above-average speakers and even a touchscreen, but the extras often distract from basic design [...]

Felony battery case

Ted Wayne Coster mouthed the words “thank you” to the 12 jurors who acquitted him of aggravated battery late …
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In case of emergency apple will replace iPad batteries

In the case of battery failure in the IPAD Apple will replace the entire unit for $ 99. According to the official site of the company, Apple replaced the will of the entire tablet to replace the used battery than the new one. The official record of the information also appears that private information will [...]

Man sentenced in domestic battery

One of the two men that an Anderson woman says have physically abused her in the past six months was sentenced Monday to six years in prison.
Madison Superior Court 3 Judge Thomas Newman sentenced Curtis Anderson, 27, to six years in the Indiana Department of Correction after Anderson pleaded guilty to criminal confinement, strangulation and [...]