Safer Laptop Battery Developed by Matsushita

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Matsushita, aka Panasonic, announced that a safer lithium-ion battery for laptops is now ready for mass-production. How is it safer? A heat-resistant insulator is added to the battery cell. It is meant to prevent overheating...

Matsushita recalls 6,000 notebook PC batteries

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On Tuesday, Matsushita Electric Industrial said it had started recalling 6,000 PC batteries as they could overheat when subjected to a strong impact. The spokesman said there had been no cases of the batteries in...

Matsushita 'Q' Arrives

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Saw this over at gamers.nl. Nintendo's technology partner on the GameCube, Matsushita, has begun shipping their own version of the console dubbed 'Q' in Japan. Boasting DVD-Movie, CD Music, and VCD playback capabilities...

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