How do I make sure my phone’s battery lasts as long as possible?
Most of us never think about the battery in our phone until it dies. When everything is working properly the battery should not be a part of the Android experience, other than not lasting long enough because we never put our phones down. The only time we ever think about the battery is when we have to charge it.
How you do that charging [Read More…]
HTC One X10-related leaks were pretty frequent a few months ago, right before the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play got announced, but they eventually stopped. Now, the middle-range phone has surfaced once again in the form of an official-looking press-render. Given that HTC is a few months away from introducing its second flagship […]
The maker of budget smartphones begins its foray into the wearables market with the biggest battery in Android Wear.
ZTE isn’t quite known for its wearables because it hasn’t really offered any — at least, not any running Android Wear. The company is hoping to turn that around now that smartwatches and wearables have become a veritable thing in the mobile industry, and companies of all sorts are investing in their own devices in this space, ZTE [Read More…]
Samsung is bringing the Note 7 back from the dead with a smaller battery that is probably safe.
First, Samsung said it wasn’t going to be selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones with newer, smaller batteries. Then it had a change of heart and decided to do just that, and even gave us some poetry about the situation.
Applicability is dependent upon consultations with regulatory authorities and carriers as well as due consideration of local demand.
Now we get [Read More…]
If you spend a lot of time on the road, a wireless charger that has a built-in battery is the perfect travel companion for you. iOttie’s iON wireless charging pad & PowerPack bundle can wirelessly charge your phone and has a built-in 3400mAh battery all for $ 51.35 today!
There are several ways to make sure your battery goes the full day, every day.
No matter how good battery life is on a phone, we always want more. The LG G6 manages to do pretty well with its 3300mAh battery, getting most of us through a full day of typical use — but of course, not every day is typical.
Whether it’s turning into a regular occurrence for your phone to hit 50% before lunch, or [Read More…]
Ulefone on Tuesday added its latest smartphone, the Power 2, to its growing portfolio of Android devices. The Power is one of Ulefone’s best-selling handsets so we might expect that the successor falls nicely in line. At a minimum, we’re happy to see it keep the same massive 6,050mAh battery, ensuring it is worthy of the namesake. […]
It’s no secret that Chrome can be a very power-hungry browser on a laptop.
Google is constantly evolving Chrome to be less power hungry while also offering increased performance, and the latest development arriving in Chrome 57 focuses on power savings from further background tab management. With the latest version, tabs open but not currently in use will be more aggressively throttled to save power.
Chrome will accomplish this by more aggressively limiting the rate at which timers in [Read More…]
Since the first days of Android, users have asked for more battery life. Why? In the early releases of the platform things were not all that optimal and battery capacities were routinely under 1,500mAh. Tie those two together and we ended up with devices that had to be charged every few hours or at least […]