Drones, tablets, and smart appliances are just the tip of today’s technological iceberg. Innovations seem to come out of the woodwork every few months, thrilling consumers.
Which sector of the tech industry is dragging its heels? Battery innovation. Those classic AA batteries you slip into your remote control are basically unchanged from the 1980s and 1990s. The technological world needs more power-efficient batteries, and soon. Those we have are simply slowing down the pace of innovation.