Graphene-coated solar panel generates Electricity from Rain Drops

Scientists in China are developing a new kind of solar panel that could be used to generate power from rain drops. By using a thin layer of highly conductive graphene, the solar cell could effectively harness power from rain. The salt contained in rain separates into ions (ammonium, calcium and sodium), making graphene and natural … Continue reading “Graphene-coated solar panel generates Electricity from Rain Drops”

Huawei reveals New Smartphone Battery that Charges 10 Times Faster

The Chinese smartphone company Huawei has unveiled their new quick charging lithium-ion batteries at the 56th Battery Symposium in Japan. Using next generation technology, these new batteries have achieved a charging speed 10 times faster than that of normal batteries, reaching about 50% capacity in mere minutes. Huawei presented videos of the two types of … Continue reading “Huawei reveals New Smartphone Battery that Charges 10 Times Faster”

Chinese New Year 2014 – Google Doodle celebrates the Year of Horse

Today 31st,January 2014, Google is celebrating Chinese New Year 2014. The doodle features an image of a girl on a rocking horse and a boy holding fire crackers and Chinese lanterns. Chinese New Year celebrates the animal of that particular year as well as marking the New Year.The year of the horse begins on Friday … Continue reading “Chinese New Year 2014 – Google Doodle celebrates the Year of Horse”

Amazon launches Android app store in China

Amazon.com has launched its Android appstore in China which is the the first western company to offer a platform for Chinese users to download both free and paid apps. Google’s official app store only offers free apps in China.Android is Google’s open source mobile operating system. The move is part of Amazon’s strategy to dig … Continue reading “Amazon launches Android app store in China”

China launches first 3D TV channel

China has marked the 2012 New Year with the start of 3D TV (Three-Dimensional Television) Channel service. After a trial run, the 3D TV will be officially put into operation during Spring Festival later in January. The first stations for the 3D trial are China Central Television, Beijing Television, Tianjing Broadcasting TV, Jiangsu TV and … Continue reading “China launches first 3D TV channel”