Tag Archive: Battery


Nokia 2.3 official with Android One, dual rear cameras, and 4000mAh battery

Like other smartphones launched by HMD Global recently, the Nokia 2.3 has a dedicated Google Assistant button.

What you need to know Nokia 2.3 is HMD Global’s latest budget Android One smartphone. It comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ display and a 13MP + 2MP dual camera setup at the back. The phone has been priced at €109 ($ 121) and is slated to begin shipping from mid-December.

HMD Global today announced the Nokia 2.3, its latest Android  [Read More…]

The Redmi K30 aims to please with the Snapdragon 765G, a 4,500mAh battery

Redmi says its quick charging tech is also better than others’.

What you need to know Redmi is continuing to slowly tease the specs of its upcoming flagship. The phone will feature a Snapdragon 765G with 5G connectivity and a massive 4,500mAh battery. The Xiaomi sub-brand also drummed up its custom 30W quick charging tech.

The trickle of Redmi K30 spec teases from the company continues, with the latest spilling the upcoming ‘flagship killer’ killer’s processor and  [Read More…]

The UPS battery backup deal is not the sexiest, but it’s worth it

We acknowledge that this might not be the sexiest gift to pick up for Cyber Monday, but it just might be the most appreciated. This UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector from APC is on sale for $ 15 off its normal price, and I can tell you from personal experience that it is worth every penny!

Protect your hardware APC UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

In case lightning strikes twice

This UPS from APC  [Read More…]

RAVPower’s 20,100mAh USB-C battery pack is 24% off for Black Friday

RAVPower is one of the most popular brands around when it comes to portable batteries and power-related accessories, and wouldn’t you know it — you can get one of its battery banks at a great price this Black Friday!

The 20,100mAh Portable Charger is relatively compact, with a footprint not much larger than a phone, and it has a variety of ports for charging all of your things at once. You get two USB-C ports (one for power in and  [Read More…]

Alexa, how much battery is left in my Echo Buds?

Most wireless earbuds will last a few hours in your ear on a single charge and can get more juice through their charging case. The problem we often have, however, is knowing how much power we have left at any given time on the go. The good news is that it’s easy to check on how much battery life your Echo Buds have so you know when to top them up. We’ll show you how below.

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Wait, did my Pixel 4 XL battery life get better?

A boy can dream … but it just isn’t happening.

We’re now a few weeks into using the Pixel 4 (XL, in my case), and among the seemingly endless complaints people have with the phones there’s a constant undercurrent of chatter about battery life. Yes there’s Motion Sense, face unlock and the 90Hz display … but it all seems secondary to battery. It was the main focus of both our Pixel 4 review and to a lesser  [Read More…]

New Alcatel 3V offers up gigantic screen and battery

Alcatel on Friday announced its latest smartphone, the 3V, is on its way to Metro in the coming weeks. The Alcatel 3V features entry-level performance paired with a massive display and generous battery.

Alcatel is the fourth-largest phone maker in North America and often makes low-cost alternatives to Samsung, LG, and others. Its phones are typically paired with prepaid and MVNO carriers.

The Alcatel 3V runs Android 9 Pie with Google Assistant baked into the experience. In terms of power,  [Read More…]

How to remove the persistent battery icon in YouTube on the Pixel 4

Turn off ‘skip songs’ in Motion Sense gestures.

What you need to know Pixel 4 users are experiencing a persistent battery icon over YouTube videos while watching in full screen. Motion Sense gestures seem to be the unlikely culprit behind it. The persistent battery icon can be disabled by turning off “skip songs” in Motion Sense gestures.

Since the Pixel 4 first launched, it has garnered plenty of criticism for a variety of reasons. Some of them  [Read More…]

Fossil’s Hybrid HR smartwatch brings always-on display and 2-week battery

A basic display helps better bridge the gap across Fossil’s existing smartwatch lineup.

What you need to know New always-on display shows steps, weather, messages and a timer, and includes a backlight. Battery life reaches over two weeks on average, even with step and heart rate tracking. Pricing starts at $ 195, and goes up from there depending on style and band choices.

Fossil has quietly offered a wide range of “hybrid” smartwatches that offer basic smartwatch-like  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro is here with a 108MP penta-camera setup, 5260mAh battery

It is Xiaomi’s first smartphone to offer 5x optical zoom.

What you need to know Xiaomi unveiled the Mi CC9 Pro at an event in China today. It is the world’s first smartphone to feature a penta-lens camera setup with a 108MP primary sensor. The Mi CC9 Pro runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730G chipset and packs a massive 5,260mAh battery.

Xiaomi today announced its second Android smartphone featuring Samsung’s 108MP ISOCELL Bright HMX camera sensor. Unlike the  [Read More…]