12/02/2011, The iOS 5.1 beta was seeded to developers not too long ago. Many had expected the update to address the battery draining issues that quite a few iOS owners were experiencing, but as it turns out that is not the case as there are still reports from those on the beta that the battery draining problem is still present.
11/29/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Nexus still hasn’t reared its head on this side of the world yet, but it looks like its Korean brethren have already started receiving matching accessories. According to reports online, folks who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in Korea will be able to purchase an optional larger battery for the device. And unlike the HTC Thunderbolt’s battery that adds a hideous bump to the phone’s rear, the […]
11/28/2011, It is said that for all Android smartphone owners, one of the first few apps that you would need to install on your handset right from the get go would be a Task Killer of sorts – good thing those are free over from the Android Market. The reason for doing so? Apps continue to run in the background even when you are no longer using them, so to have […]
11/25/2011, As our smartphones start doing more for us and become more feature packed, the more battery it would drain, but the thing is it does not matter how big a battery you have because the more you charge it, the less effective it becomes, ultimately resulting in a battery that will barely get you through the day.
11/17/2011, We know that Apple’s release of iOS 5.0.1 failed to solve some of the battery woes that have plagued iOS users since the update to iOS 5. While the reports are conflicting, with some users claiming that they have no battery issues, it seems that the majority are still faced with severe battery drain, so much so that Apple has issued a statement claiming that they will take a look […]
11/15/2011, Who would have thought that a slab of cheese with holes inside might actually be the inspiration to boost the performance of batteries in devices that we use? Yes sir, scientists have actually managed to give battery strength a much needed boost with something as simple as creating small holes in them, where this new and novel material mix might allow it to be fully juiced up from flat in […]
11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system being the same, that’s not the answer I am looking for) – their battery life hardly lasts beyond 24 hours. Of course, I leave my 3G connection […]
11/14/2011, IKEA isn’t the only one to come up with the idea of flat packs – Tesla, the manufacturer of electric cars extraordinary, has just introduced the flat-pack battery. Yes sir, this particular battery will lie at the bottom of the car – taking up most of the vehicle’s length, so that the new Model S sedan will be able to maintain a decent trunk space while ferrying 7 passengers for […]
11/14/2011, Apple has patented many inventions and innovations in the past, some practical and some bordering on something you would expect from a sci-fi novel, but a recent publishing of Apple’s patents for their MacBook series of laptops might suggest that these could actually come into fruition in the near future.
11/14/2011, The next time you take a look at the trash, if there happens to be any water bottles around, rest assured that some of them might actually end up being used as parts for a future Battery Charger from Ma Bell. Yes sir, as part of AT&T’s effort to deliver even more sustainable devices and accessories, their Motorola P793 Back-Up Battery Charger is composed of 25% of plastic where the […]
11/10/2011, We know that the iOS 5.0.1 beta has been rolled out to select users and the update is expected to bring about several fixes, namely the battery drain problem that seems to have plagued many iPhone users who have upgraded to iOS 5. So does the iOS 5.0.1 beta solve this battery issue? Well, according to some users it certainly does.
11/08/2011, As we all know, the beta version of iOS 5.0.1 has been seeded to developers about a week ago, and now it looks like they’re getting non-developers to test the update as well – 9to5Mac.com has reported that they’ve received invitations to test out the iOS 5.0.1 beta update. The update is said to fix the battery life issue of iOS 5 as well as introduce some improvements to Siri. […]
11/02/2011, You may have heard that some iPhone 4S users have been complaining about their battery life as of late. There are many speculations floating around, but basically, Apple came out and said that they know about a number of bugs in iOS 5 that will affect the battery life negatively, and that a fix is coming. “We have found a few bugs that are affecting battery life and we will […]
10/17/2011, Apart from Apple’s brand new iPhone 4S featuring an A5 dual-core processor, one of the features boasted by Apple regarding the iPhone 4S is its supposed longer lasting battery, which we guess can help seal the deal for some who may be worried about battery life on their smartphones. Unfortunately based on tests conducted by iLounge during their review of the phone, revealed that the supposed longer lasting battery only […]