Facebook now wants to “study” your phone and pay you for it

If you still trust Facebook with some of your important information, want to “help” them with their product research and get paid for it, then they have the new app for you. Study from Facebook is their reward-based market research app that will study what apps you use on your …

Silicon lithium-ion could bring 10 times the battery capacity at lower cost

Silicon. It’s everywhere and it’s in our phones. But it could also be in our batteries as well. Researchers at the University of Alberta have published their findings on how to incorporate silicon into current lithium-ion technology to make batteries with ten times the charge capacity. Existing lithium batteries use …