10/17/2011, While we long for new battery technology that will be able to let us use our smartphones or tablets for longer periods of time, NEC has managed to develop a new lithium-ion battery technology that they are claiming will be able to double the life span of the conventional model, but the downside here is that it appears to be limited to just electrical power systems found in buildings and […]
10/14/2011, Now that some of the BlackBerry devices feature larger displays, they are subjected to the same amount of battery drain that most smartphones face today. We all know there is a price to pay for larger, full-colored displays. Well, the folks over at the official BlackBerry blog have decided to write a primer to help those of you who want to squeeze in an extra few hours of battery life […]
10/14/2011, If you’re looking for an iPhone case which combines a battery pack and a projector all rolled into one, the Japanese accessory maker, Century, might have just what you’re looking for in the form of the Monolith casing for the iPhone 4.
10/13/2011, Bluetooth has its uses for pairing devices, such as speakers to computers, speakers to phones, headsets with phones, transferring of files, etc, but at the same time it drains a fair bit of battery, and sometimes we end up forgetting to turn the Bluetooth connection off after we’re done with it. Granted this isn’t exactly a major issue, but in an effort to help users conserve as much battery as […]
10/03/2011, Earlier at the CEATEC pre-tour show, a rather interesting gadget by NTT DoCoMo was spotted. In essence it’s basically a battery pack for your smartphone, much like Mophie’s Juice Pack and other external battery cases, but the kicker here is that this battery pack supposedly charges full in 10 minutes.
09/20/2011, If you feel that your iOS devices drain battery too quickly for your liking and you find yourself constantly out of battery in the middle of the day, perhaps it’s time to consider getting yourself an external battery pack, and with Mophie releasing their second-generation battery pack for iOS devices, perhaps this is something you may want to take a look at.
09/16/2011, It has been previously mentioned that the PlayStation Vita will have only 3-5 hours of battery life under normal gaming conditions – a number less than ideal, especially for hardcore games that don’t want to end up sitting next to a power outlet all day just to get their daily fix of gaming. However, there is a solution in the works. Sony revealed that it is working on an external […]
09/16/2011, Battery life on smartphones are an issue. Compared the battery life on smartphones these days with feature phones like the Nokia 3310, where it could last you just about forever. With smartphones, turn on 3G/4G/WiFi, surf the net for a while and suddenly you find yourself with 10% less battery. Granted it’s a fair trade off, but what if there was a way to potentially increase your battery life? Researchers […]
09/12/2011, Thanks to scientists and their research at the University of Leeds, it appears that jelly has been upgraded from a tasty treat to something that could possibly power your mobile devices in the future, in a thinner, cheaper and safer manner – just don’t expect it to be edible or come in fruity flavors!
09/09/2011, As we all know, 4G LTE technology is still in its pretty early stages, and at the moment it doesn’t play too well with today’s phones. Manufacturers are slowly improving how much battery radios use, but they’re still a long way off from perfecting it. At the moment there are only two solutions to the problem – turn off 4G, or get a bigger battery. Unfortunately, extended batteries for most […]
08/11/2011, Given that our smartphones can do pretty much everything we do on a computer – edit text files, images, music, surf the web, take photos, watch HD movies, stream internet content, etc, it’s not surprising that battery life has become a huge issue. Back in the day of the feature phone, battery seemed to last forever and you could yak on the phone for hours and still have enough to […]
08/09/2011, Gem Hsin has rolled out their latest mobile charging solution, the Tourmaline Series USB battery pack which will be slim and light in nature. For those who love running around and are always on-the-go, there are times when you do forget to juice up your phone or other portable devices, and this is where the Tourmaline 5000 comes in handy. Boasting a large capacity 5000mAh battery that offers nearly four […]
08/08/2011, If you’re ever living under the threat of being attacked by a nuclear power, surely you would be well honed in your emergency drills – taking cover in some sort of underground bunker and hoping that the Fallout-style lifestyle will be something you can get used to, starting afresh from nothing. Well, it goes without saying that living around a bonfire isn’t much fun especially when you’ve gotten used to […]
08/05/2011, Never mind that your T-Mobile G2 has just received the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update – T-Mobile is currently looking for customers to help them out with an issue – specifically folks who have experienced what they call “massive battery drains”, and without your input, they would have far less data and information to work around with – directly affecting the time a solution is able to be delivered to the […]