Canon working on universal battery grip, patent suggests

Mar 5, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

An interesting patent from Canon was recently spotted, one that many photographers could find very useful. Judging from the patent application filed with the US…

Here’s how I made my own custom DIY battery charging station

Feb 17, 2020
Tom Barnes

I was, as I’m sure a lot of you are, utterly sick of endless chargers and cables. A mess of wires that always seem to…

This grip gives your Black Magic Pocket Camera enough battery to make it usable

Feb 1, 2020
Adam Frimer

When Black Magic announced their Pocket 4k camera, they started a race. A race for improving their crappy runtime being the best battery solution for…

Canon wins lawsuit against counterfeit battery sellers on eBay

Jan 18, 2020
John Aldred

I don’t know why, but I always get a shock when I see how many fake products there are out there. Not clearly marked 3rd…

This weird gadget powers your camera with power tool batteries

Jan 15, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Many of us have some DeWalt batteries lying around the garage or workshop. What if I told you that they can double as camera batteries?…

Test explores which rechargeable AA batteries work the best over the long term

Dec 30, 2019
John Aldred

AA batteries are becoming less common amongst photographers as they once were as more flash systems switch to lithium-ion power solutions, but they haven’t disappeared…

This handy guide offers five tips to extend the life of your Godox and other Lithium-Ion batteries

Dec 12, 2019
John Aldred

Godox has been getting an unfair, I think, hard time lately about its batteries. With reports of them spontaneously catching on fire or just dying…

Apple launches iPhone 11 smart battery case with a dedicated camera button

Nov 21, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Apple has introduced a new series of its Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11. And just like the phone is all about photography – so…

Watch as this Flashpoint/Godox battery pack explodes on camera

Oct 10, 2019
John Aldred

Lithium-Ion batteries are not to be trifled with. They can be very dangerous things, as evidenced by massive recalls from companies like Samsung and Apple….

Photographer stuck in Vietnam after airline bans him from flying with recalled MacBook Pro

Oct 2, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

A few months ago, Apple announced a recall for a certain number of 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro laptops, and the FAA banned these laptops from…