Researchers have developed a prototype bendable battery, which they hope can one day lead to batteries being printed like paper. The battery relies on paper embedded with electrolyte and carbon nanotubes that allow current to flow.
Samsung recently displayed its Direct Methanol Fuel Cell notebook battery, which the company claims can last up to one month before needing to be charged. However, the emerging technology is said to be an estimated two years away from the consumer market.
Pioneer's new LX01 Home Cinema System features a 250GB DVD recorder with digital terrestrial tuner, HDMI with 1080p scaling, a dual-drive subwoofer receiver, an LCD touchscreen remote control and separate display and four distinctive three-dimensional satellite speakers. Pioneer will offer the all-in-one system in a piano-black gloss finish that will match its new line of plasma TVs.