Monthly Archives: November 2014

22Nov 2014

I doubt that anyone will resist fast charging from becoming standard. Once a norm, I also doubt anyone will even refer to it as fast charging. The comparison then becomes one between “normal charging” vs. “slow charging.” This is a day we should all look forward to. It merits a post on measuring and reporting […]

20Nov 2014

I am sure many have wondered about the possibility of pasting a solar cell on the back of their mobile device to charge their battery. The idea is elegant but, it turns out, is not terribly practical. We will go through the analysis together. First, let’s establish the practical size of a solar cell that […]