Recharge batteries instantly

Industry may soon address one issue with going electric with some improvements to the “Flow Battery” concept. A flow battery, or redox flow battery (after reduction–oxidation), is a type of rechargeable battery where rechargeability is provided by two chemical components dissolved in liquids contained within the system and separated by a membrane.[2][3] Ion exchange (providing […]

Debian changes default desktop environment from GNOME to Xfce

Almost in silence, Debian oldtimer Joey Hess made a commit that will switch default desktop task from GNOME to Xfce in Debian’s forthcoming 7.0 Wheezy release. And that was an excellent choice, if I may add! Xfce is full featured, but lightweight desktop environment whose best days are yet to come. It aims to be […]