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Verizon Galaxy Nexus with extended battery caught on video

12/13/2011, Despite the constant rumors of shifting release dates and reports of stock sitting in the back room – the Samsung Galaxy Nexus seems to be available all over the world but US right now. Yesterday, a new video surfaced online showing us the Verizon...

iOS 5.1 beta apparently does not solve battery woes

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...

Galaxy Nexus gets an optional larger battery in Korea

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...

Task killers do little to prolong battery life

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...

New battery electrode could last 40,000 charge cycles

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...

Small holes actually increase battery strength

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...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

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...

Tesla’s flat pack battery in Model S

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 –...

Apple patent reveals new MacBook battery and SSD configurations

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...

AT&T Battery Charger made from recycled water bottles

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...

iOS 5.0.1 beta appears to have solved the battery drain problem

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...