battery life

A definitive guide to everything that affects smartphone battery life

A definitive guide to everything that affects smartphone battery life

Here are all of the things that can contribute to bad battery life.
Disabling Intel Turbo Boost Has a Huge Impact on Battery Life

Disabling Intel Turbo Boost Has a Huge Impact on Battery Life

If you need to improve your laptop's battery life, turning off Turbo Boost is a great way to do it. Those with access to Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility can go even farther, with impressive results.

OnePlus phones will optimize charging based on your sleep habits

OnePlus is working on a new OxygenOS feature called Optimized Charging that will attempt to extend the life of your phone's battery by taking your sleep schedule into account. When you put your
Bluetooth LE Audio promises superior sound quality and battery life

Bluetooth LE Audio promises superior sound quality and battery life

Bluetooth is finally giving audio devices access to its low-energy radio mode, as well as broadcasting to multiple receivers for future gyms and theaters.
If Android battery life improves in 2020, we can thank iPhone 11

If Android battery life improves in 2020, we can thank iPhone 11

Hopefully, smartphone makers have received the message: people want better battery life. If so, we can thank the iPhone 11.
Why is my phone’s battery draining so fast?

Why is my phone’s battery draining so fast?

Wondering what's killing your smartphone's battery life? Let's fix that! These are the 4 biggest battery hogs around.

This Unexpected Tip to Extend Battery Life on iPhone Actually Works… Really!

Yea yea yea, the “one weird tip” is the cheesiest headline title type of all time, right? But really, are you looking for a fascinating way to make an iPhone battery last a bit longer? You might be
Realme is taking on Xiaomi in India by aping Xiaomi’s India strategy

Realme is taking on Xiaomi in India by aping Xiaomi’s India strategy

Like Xiaomi, Realme sold phones solely through an online channel for a year.
Pixel 3’s battery may suffer from the same issues as the Nexus 6P’s

Pixel 3’s battery may suffer from the same issues as the Nexus 6P’s

Did Google not learn from its previous mistakes?
What's the Big Deal About Dark Mode?

What's the Big Deal About Dark Mode?

Embrace your dark side.Read more...
What's the Big Deal About Dark Mode?

Test shows how much battery Dark Mode will save you on certain iPhones

iOS 13’s Dark Mode looks awesome, but it also can boost iPhone battery life. How much more time between charges will you really get using Dark Mode? You can see the dramatic difference for yourself in
Dark Mode on the iPhone can save massive amounts of battery life, test shows

Dark Mode on the iPhone can save massive amounts of battery life, test shows

If you're sick of hearing about dark mode on smartphone apps, I hear you. Now that both Android and iOS have the option to turn your interface darker, not a day goes by without this or that app adding

Sennheiser’s $200 gaming headset promises 100 hours of battery life

Today, Sennheiser released its latest wireless gaming headset, the GSP 370. The headset's boldest claim is that it offers 100 hours of battery life, thanks to low power consumption and a long-lasting

Sennheiser’s $200 gaming headset promises 100 hours of battery life

Today, Sennheiser released its latest wireless gaming headset, the GSP 370. The headset's boldest claim is that it offers 100 hours of battery life, thanks to low power consumption and a long-lasting

Apple Watch owners plagued by bad battery life under watchOS 6

Apple’s recent watchOS 6 upgrade brought a host of new features and faces to Apple Watch. But it has also had a nasty impact on battery life for lots of upgraders. Apple Watch Series 5 owners are

iPhone 11 Pro Max review: The best gets better

This thing is a beauty. The first thing you notice is the glass back. The frosted matte finish makes it semi-translucent, giving it a weirdly illusory depth. It looks great. Not even the

iOS 13 Battery Life Bad? Tips to Fix Battery Drain in iOS 13

How’s your battery life since updating to iOS 13? If you recently updated to iOS 13 and now feel like iPhone battery is worse or draining faster than usual, then you’re probably not alone. Every year,

Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages

In 2017, iPhone users discovered a software-based power throttling feature that was meant to prevent random shutdowns as the phone's battery aged. Apple's lack of clarity around the program turned

iPhone 11 review roundup: Great cameras make for great upgrade

The very first iPhone 11 reviews are out, which means it’s time to find out whether that $699+ you just spent on an upgrade was worth it. And you probably won’t be surprised to hear the results.