New MacBook Pro Retina Gets Better Battery, New TouchPad

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Apple took the stage this morning and announced a slew of new products including the newly redesigned MacBook Air, the Apple Watch, as well as updates to the popular MacBook Pro with Retina. But only for the 13-inch Pro. And while the new MacBook Retina is beautiful, those looking for a Pro will be happy […]

How to Get Better Nexus 6 Battery Life

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Google’s relatively new Nexus 6 smartphone is arguably the best Nexus device released to date, and one of the best Android smartphones available today. It’s packed full of features, has great battery life, and runs the latest version of Android. Sadly battery technology has only come so far, and for those wanting more battery life […]

iPhone 6s Release May Boost Battery Life

New memory could deliver better iPhone 6s battery life.

As users argue about thinner phones versus longer battery life a new report outlines a major jump that could deliver better battery life with the iPhone 6s release in late 2015. The secret to an iPhone 6s release that fixes complaints about iPhone 6 battery life could come from a major Apple rival and a […]

How to Get Better DROID Turbo Battery Life

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In recent years our smartphones have continued to get bigger and more powerful, but sadly battery technology has remained the same. That isn’t stopping smartphone makers though, as they continue to put bigger batteries inside our phones, and the impressive DROID Turbo is a prime example with a massive 3,900 mAh battery. Released late last […]

DROID Turbo Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started

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Motorola’s impressive DROID Turbo smartphone runs great from the moment you pull it out of the box thanks to the nearly stock Android 4.4 KitKat software, and soon Android 5.0 Lollipop. However you’ll want to make a few immediate changes to be better prepared, more secure, achieve better performance and enjoy the best experience possible. […]

Lenmar Mutant 20,800 mAh Portable Charger Review

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When it comes to battery life for our mobile devices we could always use a little more. That is where the impressive Lenmar Mutant 20,800 mAh portable battery and power pack comes into play. These days our Android and iOS smartphones and tablets are getting bigger, faster, and more power hungry, but battery advances have […]

How to Get Better LG G3 Battery Life

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With power and battery saver modes to large battery options, smartphones these days are starting to last longer and longer. When it comes to using a powerful smartphone like the LG G3 though, battery life is always a concern, and there are many ways to improve battery life with the LG G3. LG’s flagship G3 […]

How to See Which Apps Are Using Your MacBook Battery Life

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Last year, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boasted nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to seven hours of the previous generation, making it quite a big leap in battery life. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require […]

9 Common OS X Yosemite Problems & How to Fix Them

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The OS X Yosemite release offers a load of new features and even fixed some lingering OS X Mavericks bugs, but there are some OS X Yosemite problems and bugs that users need to know about before upgrading and how to fix them if they already upgraded to OS X 10.10. We’ve heard a number of users […]

Moto 360 Update Delivers More Battery Saving Features

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The Moto 360 smartwatch has been available for over a month now, and many owners have been enjoying everything Google’s Android Wear has to offer, even without the best battery life. However, a new update recently arrived to fix many problems for owners and prospective buyers. Back in September after months of waiting the new […]

Moto 360 Battery Life Improved with New Update

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The Moto 360 smartwatch has been available for a few weeks now, but many users have been complaining about battery life. However, a new update recently arrived to fix many problems for owners and prospective buyers. Earlier this month after weeks and weeks of waiting the new Moto 360 smartwatch was finally released for eager […]

Moto 360 Update Brings Connection and Battery Improvements

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After a rocky Moto 360 release with orders selling out within hours, stock being depleted, and buyers not able to get their hands on the new smartwatch we’ve been finally receiving good news all week long. After learning that orders are starting to ship ahead of schedule, today Google and Motorola pushed out a quick […]

How to Get Better iOS 8 Battery Life

Here's how to get better iOS 8 battery life.

The iOS 8 update delivers new features to the iPhone and iPad, and for many users one of these new features is bad iOS 8 battery life. We’ll show you how to get better iOS 8 battery life on the iPhone or iPad. iOS 8 battery life is pretty good in our early reviews, but […]

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G: a Low-cost Phablet with Stunning Battery Life

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Seldom does one single feature on a smartphone shock a person. But the battery life on the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G 6.1-inch phablet, a whole four-day plus days, will grab anyone’s attention. Add a great off-contract price, a Corning Gorilla Glass screen and solid construction, and we’ve got a phone that demands attention even if it comes from a company with […]

iPhone 6 Battery Life May Rely Heavily on iOS 8

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The iPhone 6 may lean heavily on iOS 8 to deliver better battery life in a big screen iPhone this fall. A new report claims the iPhone 6 battery will feature a slight boost in capacity, but a larger screen and thinner design could limit the overall iPhone 6 battery life. Apple plans a 14-20% […]

How to Get Better iPad Battery Life

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Apple launched the new iPad Air back in October boasting up to 10 hours of battery life for the thinner and lighter slate, which is a slight improvement over older models. However, sometimes that still isn’t enough for some users, so here are some tips and tricks on how to get even better iPad battery […]

How to Show Battery Percent on iPhone & iPad

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This guide will show you how to add the battery percent on the iPhone or iPad so that you can see exactly how much battery life you have left. For users that constantly need to recharge or who use a battery case this information is important because there are optimal times to charge the iPhone […]

How to Get Better Samsung Galaxy S5 Battery Life

Learn how to get better Samsung Galaxy S5 battery life.

From a new Ultra Power Saving mode to taking control of screen brightness and apps there are many ways to get better Galaxy S5 battery life without buying an extended battery or giving up the features that you love. It helps that the Galaxy S5’s screen uses less power than the Galaxy S5 and the […]

Top 10 Mobile Pet Peeves We’re Probably Stuck With

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Mobile tech has changed so much about the way most us of stay in touch, stay connected, and stay tuned in to the world around us. Go anywhere at anytime and you see folks with smartphones (and sometimes tablets) checking in, reading, watching video, and basically having their snoot stuck into a mobile device with […]

How to Get Better Galaxy S5 Battery Life With Ultra Power Saving Mode

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These days smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 have huge screens, faster processors for apps and gaming, and continue to be packed full of features. One thing we constantly hear concerns about though, is how that all affects battery life. The brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 has been available for less than a month, but […]