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 […]

Simple Software Tweak Enhances Battery Life on HTC One X Flagship

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HTC’s quad-core One X flagship Android smartphone–coming to the U.S. with dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipsets instead–is arguably one of the best Android smartphones available today. However, early adopters of the HTC One X notices that the device has a short-lived battery life, requiring users to plug in far more frequent than they’d like. As the […]

That iPad Battery Indicator Thing is Weird

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Most of the controversies about the new iPad (HeatGate, Battery Life, etc…) seem to have become stale news now that days have passed and users are experiencing the device for themselves. Please understand that I’m not trying to re-kindle things with this post about the battery indicator. I’m still really pleased with the battery life […]

Qualcomm Sends the Snapdragon S4 Around the World On a Single Charge

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We’ve already seen some pretty impressive benchmarking numbers for Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor when that chipset was pitted against competing quad-core Tegra 3 units where the S4 bests its counterpart. But with better performance, does battery life take a hit? Qualcomm is answering that in the negative and says that its dual-core S4 offers […]

New iPad Teardown Reveals Massive Battery

New iPad Teardown Reveals Massive Battery

One of the reasons that Apple held off on releasing a 4G LTE enabled device was because of the battery drain that the network inflicts on the devices that run on its network. Apple wanted to make sure that its 4G LTE devices had great battery life and it seems that it was able to […]

How Apple Measures iPad Battery Life to Deliver on 10-Hour Promise

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The battery life ratings on most gadgets are artificially high, but year after year the iPad has lived up to the battery life claims made by Apple. Some would say that the 10 hour battery life of the iPad WiFi model is lower than in life. In order to keep that 10 hour battery life […]

The New iPad Has 10 Hour Battery Life, 9 Hours on 4G

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The new Apple iPad announced today has the same battery performance as the iPad 2 in WiFi mode and one hour less on 4G. Most users will find 10 hour battery life completely acceptable, while 9 hours will suffice for most mobile iPad users on Verizon or AT&Ts 4G LTE networks. We’ve seen that 4G sucks […]

Motorola Atrix 3 Has Insane Specs and Battery Life

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Every day we hear about a new Android phone that raises our excitement level, but today I want to share a new phone with you that gave me as much pep as a shot of 5 hour energy — the Motorola Atrix 3. If you took everything we loved about the RAZR MAXX and added in a […]

Droid 4 Review: Incredible Keyboard, Awesome Speeds

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The Droid 4 is the most recent of Motorola’s Droid line. The original Droid kicked off the Android revolution on Verizon, so it is good to see that the company is still thinking of users who want a physical keyboard. The Droid 4 marks the first time Motorola has included Verizon’s super fast 4G LTE […]

Battery Boost Magic Isn’t A Magic Fix for iPhone 4S Battery Life

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The iPhone 4S has battery life issues, that much is for sure. For many users, the battery life is bad enough that they have turned to the App Store to find a fix for bad iPhone 4s battery life. Enter the Battery Boost Magic App, which claims to “Maximize & Extend your battery life”, “Reduce […]

iPhone 4S Jailbreak Gone Bad: Bad Battery Life and Stability Issues

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When the iPhone 4S jailbreak was released ast month I quickly jailbroke my iPhone. I’ve been looking forward to the iPhone 4S jailbreak since I bought the phone, but I was cautious about which jailbreak apps I installed, holding myself to a few of the best iPhone 4S jailbreak apps. In all I had about 5 jailbreak […]

Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Insane Battery Life (Editors’ Choice)

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The Droid RAZR MAXX from arrives on Verizon Wireless as somewhat of a surprise, following quickly in the footsteps of the Droid RAZR. Its massive 3300 mAh battery delivers the first 4G LTE smartphone that can last a full day in the real world. The RAZR MAXX has everything the smartphone user wants — a thin design, […]

Droid RAZR MAXX Crushes Competition in 4G LTE Battery Life Test

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Yesterday, Verizon launched the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX which is essentially a Motorola Droid RAZR with a massive 3,300 mAh battery on board. Needless to say, it’s an intriguing phone because of the poor battery life that Verizon’s 4G LTE smartphones get. But just how much better is it? Well, LaptopMag went ahead and answered […]

Review: 10 Reasons the iPhone 4s is Better Than the Galaxy Nexus

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The iPhone 4S is one of the best smartphones of the year, and for the first time it is going up against an incredibly capable phone — the Galaxy Nexus. The iPhone 4S didn’t bring a radical design change, but thanks to many improvements in hardware, a new version of iOS and a thriving ecosystem, […]

How to Set Up Your New iPhone

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The holidays are here and you know what that means? A lot of you will be the proud new owners of a new iPhone from Apple. For some of you, this will be your first experience with iOS and the iPhone. Others may be coming back from another operating system or just be plain old […]