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Researchers in the U.K. have developed a cellphone that is charged by ambient sound, eliminating the need for a charger. Filled with energy-harvesting “nanogenerators,” the device uses a principal called the piezoelectric effect to turn the sound vibrations in the atmosphere around it into energy.


Motorola has been keeping the Moto 360’s charging method a secret since its first unveiling earlier this year, but new photos of the device reveal its unique wireless charging dock for the first time. Unlike the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live, the Moto 360 doesn’t appear to have any external connectors on its back, and it’s a great bedside clock while it’s charging.


It’s never a good idea to leave home without a charging cable for your smartphone, but who wants to have to have to untangle a cable that’s been rolling around in the bottom of their bag all day? That’s not something you need to worry about if you have a ChargeCard.

This credit card-sized micro USB cable slips right into your wallet, ensuring you always have a charging cable with you wherever you go that never gets tangled or broken. And thanks to Cult of Android deals, you can get yours for just $24.99 for a limited time — that’s 21% off its usual price.


Google has finally decided to recall faulty HP Chromebook 11 chargers that are prone to overheating, more than a month after the $279 notebook was pulled from store shelves.

The recall was confirmed by the Consumer Products Safety Commission, which confirmed that Google and HP have received nine reports of overheating chargers — one of which burned its owner.


HP’s new Chromebook 11 laptop has had to be pulled from store shelves across the U.S. due to an issue with its charger that can cause overheating. The company has also advised those who have already purchased the device not to use the original charger that came with it.

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