Energizer Plans To Split Into Two Companies; One For Batteries, Other For Personal Products

Energizer Plans To Split Into Two Companies; One For Batteries, Other For Personal Products

The Energizer bunny will soon be part of a broken home. Okay, not really but the little guy’s parent company plans to split in two; separating the bunny from tampons, shaving gel and other personal products a bunny obviously has no need for. [More]

Find Some AA Batteries That Are Not Terrible

Find Some AA Batteries That Are Not Terrible

Haven’t you always wanted to buy a bunch of different brands of batteries, test them side by side in the same appliance, and see which one lasts the longest? No? Well, let’s pretend that you have. Everyone uses batteries at some point, and our fully-charged colleagues over at Consumer Reports tested some for all of our benefit. [More]

Don't Let Your Battery Charger Expose Your PC To Hackers

Don't Let Your Battery Charger Expose Your PC To Hackers

If you’re using the Energizer Duo battery charger, and have connected it to your PC to check the charge levels of the batteries, you may have inadvertently exposed yourself to a program that could give hackers access to your computer. The charger has been discontinued, and Energizer recommends removing the software along with the file that enables the backdoor. [More]

Energizer Responds To Weak Rechargeable Battery Claims

Energizer Responds To Weak Rechargeable Battery Claims

Energizer responded to Are Energizer Rechargeable “D” Batteries “AAs” In Disguise? by explaining why D size rechargeable batteries are made the way they are:

Updated: Are Energizer Rechargeable D Batteries AAs In Disguise?

Updated: Are Energizer Rechargeable D Batteries AAs In Disguise?

UPDATE: Energizer Responds To Weak Rechargeable Battery Claims

Duracell's New Ad: 'Oh No Your Kid Just Got Stolen!'

Duracell's New Ad: 'Oh No Your Kid Just Got Stolen!'

MSNBC’s Ads of the Weird blog is a little creeped out by Duracell’s new kidnapping commercial, and so are we. Making people feel bad about something is advertising’s job, we get that, but trying to scare parents into thinking their kid will be stolen from the playground by the classic man-in-a-van is going a little overboard. (Watch the commercial below.)