Apple Rumored to Adopt IGZO Displays on 2014 MacBook, Battery Life Will Soar

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Thanks to Intel’s fourth generation processors, known as Haswell, we’re seeing battery life on Apple’s recent MacBook Air refresh nearly double what it was before. However, we may see even greater increases in battery life as Apple is rumored to be making the jump to IGZO, or indium gallium zinc oxide, display technology, which can […]

iPad 5 Specs Reportedly Finalized as Production Looms

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A new report claims Apple is ready to take the iPad 5 to production in August and is ready to call a halt on any changes to the iPad 5 specs as production nears. Additional reports claim the company is planning to announce the iPad 5 at an event in September. Apple typically announces new […]

iPhone 5S Release Likely to Bring Better Battery Life (Photos)

An alleged iPhone 5S photo shows a larger battery that packs more power.

The iPhone 5S release will likely come with better battery life if a pair of alleged iPhone 5S photos which show a bigger battery, Dual-LED flash and iPhone 5 design are to be believed. If legit, these photos may be for an early iPhone 5S prototype, or could show that Apple is closer to being […]

BatteryGuru Promises Better HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 Battery Life

Get better Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One battery life with BatteryGuru.

The new Qualcomm Snapdragon BatteryGuru app promises better battery life for the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 as well as other Snapdragon powered devices with a personalized method of making smart choices for apps and services that can deal the biggest blow to battery life. Unlike the built-in power saver modes on the Samsung Galaxy S4 […]

How to Get Better Samsung Galaxy S4 Battery Life

Here are 5 tips to get better Samsung Galaxy S4 battery life.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a nice phone, but the huge screen and 4G LTE connectivity can quickly drain battery life. We’ll show you a few quick tips and tricks to get better Galaxy S4 battery life. Samsung designed the Galaxy S4 so that users can replace the battery, but so far there are no […]

Will a Chromebook with All-Day Battery Life Appeal to You?

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Intel’s power-boosting and battery efficient Haswell processor, to succeed the third generation Core i-series, may make Google’s Chromebook a lot more appealing as a laptop replacement. According to Kevin Tofel of Giga Om, the Internet search giant is looking to use Intel’s next generation Haswell processor in a future Chromebook, and references for Haswell has been […]

Future iPhone Could Charge in Seconds

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A technological breakthrough could charge a future iPhone in seconds, yes seconds. The new technology uses graphene, which is made from the same graphite found in a pencil, to deliver supercapacitors that can enable super fast charging. According to researchers, the new technology could replace batteries with super capacitors. These super capacitors could charge an […]

How to Fix Bad iOS 6.1 Battery Life in 10 Seconds

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It’s no surprise that iOS 6.1 battery life isn’t as good as it used to be for iPhone users, but some users can fix their bad battery life in about 10 seconds. The iOS 6.1 update brought a bug along that can cause increased network activity and decreased battery life for users with an Exchange account. Exchange […]

Poor Battery Life Cited as Reason for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Delays

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One of the most anticipated technologies in the near future is called voice over LTE, or VoLTE for short, that would allow a single 4G LTE modem on a smartphone to deliver voice and data. However, according to a recent study, difficulties of getting VoLTE implemented in the real world may have a lot to […]

Without Power? 10 Tips to Make Your iPhone & Android Battery Last

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Hurricane Sandy has touched down on the East Coast leaving power outages in its path. That means, for some people, battery life on a smartphone is even more of a precious commodity than it was before. Here, we outline some basic battery saving tips that will not only help during Hurricane Sandy, but also during […]

Onyx EINK Android Smartphone Boasts Week-Long Battery Life

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Move over Motorola with the Maxx series (Droid RAZR Maxx, Droid RAZR HD Maxx) smartphones as Onyx International’s new EINK Android smartphone with an e-ink display will last on a single charge for up to a week. The company’s phone uses screen technology that’s more typically found on e-book readers, such as the Amazon Kindle […]

How to Improve iPad Battery Life in 5 Minutes

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Some iPad users complain that Apple’s new tablet’s battery doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. Here are tips to drastically improve the iPad’s battery life. Many of these iPad battery saving tips will require some trade offs, but giving up some usability is a better option than carrying around a dead iPad. […]

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S III Battery Life Issues

This method should fix some battery life issues on the Galaxy S III.

At the end of June, we heard that some Samsung Galaxy S III owners were having battery life issues with their new device. And while Samsung has promised to roll out an update to address that problem, some owners are still suffering. Fortunately, there might be an easy fix out there. We have received a […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Owners Reporting Battery Drain Issues

Galaxy S III owners are dealing with a battery drain issue.

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S III are reporting a battery drain issue that might be caused by the phone’s software. According to Galaxy S III owners on the XDA-forums, the device is seeing an abnormal battery drain issue that might be directly tied to the software’s cell standby feature. If that’s the case, the […]

How to Fix Bad iPhone Battery Life on iOS 5.1.1 in 5 Minutes

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Is your iPhone battery life lower after the iOS 5.1.1 update? We’re hearing from readers that the iOS 5.1.1 update results in bad battery life on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. The battery life of my iPhone 4S remains steady, so this iOS 5.1.1 battery life issue is hit or miss. Read: How to […]

New iPad 2 Offers 15-30% Greater Battery Life

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Believe it or not, there is a new Apple iPad 2 floating around that has a smaller 32-nm die shrink of the device’s A5 processor. And after some testing, it appears that these newer iPad 2 models actually boast 15-30% greater battery life over the older models that are in circulation. These new iPad 2′s, […]

Motorola Shows Off RAZR MAXX Battery Life With GPS Navigation

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Motorola has found a new way to show off the battery of the Droid RAZR MAXX: GPS navigation. In a short promo video, Motorola compared the battery life on the RAZR MAXX to the battery life found on iPhone 4S and LG Spectrum, when using the phones as GPS navigation systems. Motorola charged each device […]

Dear HTC: I’d Take Good Battery Life Over a Thin Phone

Dear HTC: I'd Rather Have Good Battery Life Than a Thin Phone

According to HTC’s vice president of product strategy Bjorn Kilburn, the company has been doing diligent research over the last year or so in an effort to figure out whether customers prefer a thin phone or good battery life. Apparently the results from that research led the company to conclude that customers prefer thinness over […]