Apple quietly began repairing iPhones with third-party batteries
If employees find a third-party display or battery in a customer’s iPhone, but don’t see an issue with them, they’ll still work on the phone.
Silicon lithium-ion could bring 10 times the battery capacity at lower cost
Researchers in Canada are looking into how silicon could be made to support lithium-ion batteries with 10 times the capacity of today’s batteries.
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Future smartphones could use nickel-cobalt-manganese batteries
According to a recent report from Korea, a major battery manufacturer is slowly moving away from cobalt batteries as it develops viable replacement.