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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.
These Battery Saving Tricks Don't Work

These Battery Saving Tricks Don't Work

There are some bad battery hacks out there. A lot of them are holdovers from old advice that has been around since the dawn of the smartphone—advice that’s no longer relevant. In the video above, I
These Battery-Saving Tricks Don't Work

These Battery-Saving Tricks Don't Work

There are some bad battery hacks out there. A lot of them are holdovers from old advice that has been around since the dawn of the smartphone—advice that’s no longer relevant. In the video above, I
Will We Ever Get Multi-day Battery Life on the Apple Watch?

Will We Ever Get Multi-day Battery Life on the Apple Watch?

Yesterday we got a glimpse at the Apple Watch Series 5. While it boasts a new LTPO screen and some software updates, one thing that hasn’t changed is its 18-hour, “all-day” battery life.Read more...
Apple Unveils iPhone 11, Pro, Pro Max, With Heavy Emphasis on Cameras, Battery Life

Apple Unveils iPhone 11, Pro, Pro Max, With Heavy Emphasis on Cameras, Battery Life

Apple has announced the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Pro Max. The new devices come with a slight price cut in one case and a determined emphasis on photography and video editing across the board.
Apple Watch Series 5 arrives with an always-on display

Apple Watch Series 5 arrives with an always-on display

Apple has introduced the next-generation Apple Watch, Series 5, with an always-on display.
Stop Force Closing Your Apps

Stop Force Closing Your Apps

Constantly force closing apps is a bad habit many of us have formed over the years. We were told it helps improve battery life and makes our phones run faster. But the truth is, it can actually have
If You Keep Your Old Tech, Take Out The Batteries

If You Keep Your Old Tech, Take Out The Batteries

I don’t want to scare you, but every piece of old tech you own may be a ticking time bomb.
Apple Watch sleep tracking with midday charging would be a nightmare

Apple Watch sleep tracking with midday charging would be a nightmare

Removing an Apple Watch every night for charging is already annoying -- will Apple now expect midday refueling, too, or will it have another option?
The New Nintendo Switch Delivers Vastly Improved Battery Life

The New Nintendo Switch Delivers Vastly Improved Battery Life

Nintendo's newest Switch has been tested -- and it packs the battery life improvements Nintendo claimed it would. The post The New Nintendo Switch Delivers Vastly Improved Battery Life appeared first

iOS 13 Beta 7 vs iOS 12.4 Battery Life Comparison

A new iOS release typically also brings about a slight hit to battery life. This is something we saw with the release of iOS 12 last year as well as all that performance improvement came at the slight

Misfit's Vapor X smartwatch boasts longer battery life and Spotify

The latest smartwatch from Misfit is hoping to overcome the pain of limited wearable battery life. Enter the Vapor X, which offers a more power efficient processor and a battery saving mode to keep it
Apple on iPhone Battery Locking Issue: We Want to Make Sure Battery Replacement is Done Properly

Apple on iPhone Battery Locking Issue: We Want to Make Sure Battery Replacement is Done Properly

Last week, iPhone repair site iFixit highlighted a new iPhone feature described as a "dormant software lock" designed to prevent customers who get unauthorized battery repairs from seeing the battery

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls

A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to run Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) in the
This may be the surest sign yet that China’s sharing economy is far from dead

This may be the surest sign yet that China’s sharing economy is far from dead

Businesses that offer shared powerbanks, addressing a small but significant pain point, are adding millions of mobile phone users.
Nintendo Releasing New Switch Model With Better Battery Life

Nintendo Releasing New Switch Model With Better Battery Life

This August, Nintendo is releasing a new Switch model with a longer battery life. It will be priced the same as the current model and, aside from the improved battery, feature the same specs. Read
Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model

Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model

Chasing the premium smartwatch segment, Huawei-owned Huami is offering two different Amazfit GTR watch sizes, including one with crazy battery life.

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico

Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

If you have recently setup a new iPad Pro, iPad mini, or iPad and discovered the battery is draining unusually fast leading to subpar battery life on the device, don’t fret, there’s probably a good
Always-on display could come to the 7 Pro, but OnePlus wants to work on other features and fixes first

Always-on display could come to the 7 Pro, but OnePlus wants to work on other features and fixes first

These days, OnePlus is known for engaging with its customers more than most smartphone manufacturers do, feeling out their interests when it comes to certain features. Just earlier today, the company