Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
Silicon can be used to create batteries that charge in 15mins and last a week.
A group of researchers have developed a means of reducing the fire risk from lithium ion batteries.
Work at Imperial College London on plastic supercapacitor material holds the potential to rid the world of batteries once and for all, turning a device's case into the power source.
Panasonic has announced improvements to its Lithium-Ion power cell technology which hold the promise of a 30 percent improvement - although not until 2013.
A new form of lithium ion battery developed at MIT holds the promise of a laptop which can fully charge in under twenty seconds.
HP is to be the first company to release a commercial product based around Boston Power's Sonata Li-Ion battery range, which promises a 1,000 recharge lifespan and a 3 year warranty.
M2E Power has announced that its motion-based charger for portable devices is fully working, and will hit the market in 2009 - but don't expect miracles.