Tag Archive: Battery


Which portable battery, the Anker or RAVPower, is right for you?

When it comes to staying charged up throughout the day, some of us can’t be tied to wall chargers. Big USB-C PD batteries are a lifesaver for laptops, tablets, and phones; we test as many as we can get our hands on to find the right ones to keep you charged up.

Anker PowerCore+ 26800mAh PD

Top performer

$ 130 at Amazon

Pros Strong metal body Included 30W USB-C PD charger 15W USB-A output Cons Metal  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI S3 Pro details emerge with 48-megapixel camera and 5,150mAh battery

Are you a fan of massive batteries? What about incredibly high megapixel cameras? What if you could get both of those in your phone? Although it seems like it’s been the case with Android over the last few years things are going to kick into a higher gear in 2019.

Umidigi’s next phone, the S3 Pro, figures to be quite the monster. As it stands, the phone could be one of the first in the world to launch with a  [Read More…]

Wednesday’s top deals: Bluetooth speakers, battery cases, and more!

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

Aural Beauty Anker Model Zero Bluetooth speaker

Clip the 30% off on-page coupon to get this discount. The Model Zero is relatively new and we’ve never seen a deal  [Read More…]

The best battery cases for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

The battery life on the Galaxy S9 isn’t stellar, while the S9+ isn’t much better. If you find your phone isn’t lasting you all day or your simply need more juice on the go and don’t want to lug around an extra portable battery, then check out these battery cases and do it up in one go.

Top dog ZeroLemon Slim Power 4700mAh

Featuring a 4700mAh battery, this case is capable of providing a full charge to your  [Read More…]

How to improve Android battery life — 8 essential tips to know

There is no denying that Android smartphones have come a long way in terms of performance. While most modern devices come with advanced processors and huge amount of RAM coupled and powerful cameras, sadly, there are drawbacks. Chief among them is limiting the capacity of battery without compromising on weight, thickness, or portability factor.

Fortunately, you don’t have to just rely on the hardware to improve the battery life of your Android device. With the freedom the OS offers and  [Read More…]

TREBLAB X5 wireless earbuds: Sports-optimized, Google Assistant, and long-lasting battery

It’s the start of a new year which means a lot of people are heading to the gym or trying to be more physically fit. Then again, we’re three weeks in and a large chunk of those folks might have already given up. But, if you’re still committed to losing weight or staying active, you’ll want to check out the TREBLAB X5 earbuds in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.

If white, corded headphones were all the rage a years back, today  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3: How to make the most of your limited battery

The Pixel 3 doesn’t have many show-stopping issues. But its 2915mAh battery is a clear weak point among competitive phones that crest 3500mAh nowadays. Sure it has smaller overall dimensions so it just doesn’t have room for much battery, but nonetheless battery life is shorter than we’d like and is one of the trade-offs you have for getting such a nicely compact phone. That means less wiggle room in your daily routine, which could lead to a low  [Read More…]

These TaoTronics Bluetooth earbuds have a 9-hour battery life and $12 off

Water-resistant, nine hours of battery, and noise-cancelling voice calls for $ 12 off the normal price.

The TaoTronics wireless Bluetooth earbuds are down to $ 23.99 at Amazon. These headphones normally sell for $ 36 and this is the first direct price drop we’ve seen on them.

The earbuds are IPX6 water-resistant with a nano coating that helps protect them while sweating or when it’s raining making them perfect for working out in. They are designed to  [Read More…]

Mophie Powerstation USB-C 3XL battery review: My new favorite power bank

The capacity and speed to power up your laptop and phone(s) all day.

I rarely leave the house without a bag filled with technology. At a minimum, it’s a laptop and a phone. Typically, you can add on another phone to that. Plus Bluetooth headphones, often a camera, and supporting accessories for everything. That all requires power; lots of it. And that means I’m always on the lookout for new and innovative mobile batteries to keep everything  [Read More…]

Omnicharge Omni Ultimate: The 40,300mAh swappable battery

As much as batter sizes and charging speeds have improved, and continue to improve, there’s always the chance we run out of power. Some days we just use our phones way more than others and we don’t have a chance to plug in and recharge.

Portable power banks and mobile chargers are getting better and cheaper all the time. Whereas a few years ago we were happy to get a 4,000mAh battery for $ 50, today sees us pushing into  [Read More…]