The demand for better rechargeable-battery technology

In Archive by Fredy Ore

An interesting article in Technology Review on the new demanding necessities of portable power, particularly as we embark on a world of wireless devices and portable technology.
With our society largely becoming more populated by Laptop and portable computers, their faster speeds and powerful processors, brighter displays are demanding more and more electrical power. The article comments that “experts say current rechargeable-battery technology hasn’t progressed at the same pace as these other portable technologies, leaving a so-called power gap.”

Update: Technology Review Mag’s articles and section on Better Batteries