battery life

DontKillMyApp.com shames OEMs that needlessly kill useful background processes to save battery life

DontKillMyApp.com shames OEMs that needlessly kill useful background processes to save battery life

The days when third-party battery-saving apps were necessary to hit a satisfactory number of hours off a single charge are long behind the vast majority of Android users, thanks to improvements like
Intel Wants to Boost Laptop Battery Life to 25 Hours With Ice Lake

Intel Wants to Boost Laptop Battery Life to 25 Hours With Ice Lake

Intel wants to drastically improve system battery life with its 10nm parts and Ice Lake SoCs, but what kind of gains can customers actually expect? The post Intel Wants to Boost Laptop Battery Life
Weekend poll: Are you happy with your phone's battery life?

Weekend poll: Are you happy with your phone's battery life?

People look at a lot of different features when purchasing a phone, and everyone seems to appreciate "good" battery life. You've already told us what scale of numbers qualifiesfor that particular

Samsung One UI beta adds Adaptive Battery from Android 9 Pie

Samsung’s new One UI beta is ready and available for select Galaxy devices. It’s out to bring the Adaptive Battery feature we know from Android 9 Pie. We know it’s just one of the few Pie features

Battery Draining with MacOS Mojave? 15 Battery Life Tips to Help

Do you feel like battery life has worsened since updating a Mac laptop to MacOS Mojave? Some Mac users have discovered their battery life has reduced after updating a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook
Conserve Your Mac's Battery Power With This Keyboard Setting

Conserve Your Mac's Battery Power With This Keyboard Setting

Whenever I fly, I always end up dialing the brightness down on my laptop to its lowest possible setting. In some cases, I’m straining my eyes to be able to see what’s on the screen, but it’s worth it
The Vita's Sleep Mode Is Pure Sorcery

The Vita's Sleep Mode Is Pure Sorcery

Old Faithful. That’s what I call my Vita, or at least that’s what I would call it if I was the type of person who had nicknames for their video game consoles and, for whatever odd reason, felt
Need a Battery Boost? Turning off Your Android Phone's Background Data Might Help

Need a Battery Boost? Turning off Your Android Phone's Background Data Might Help

There are few smartphone hacks as useful as ones that extend your device’s battery life, and via this Reddit post by user u/neq, you might be able to give your Android phone’s battery life a
Need a Battery Boost? Turning off Your Android Phone's Background Data Might Help

Need a Battery Boost? Turning off Your Android Phone's Background Data Might Help

There are few smartphone hacks as useful as ones that extend your device’s battery life, and via this Reddit post by user u/neq, you might be able to give your Android phone’s battery life a
Android battery life too short? Try using dark mode, Google says

Android battery life too short? Try using dark mode, Google says

Google confirmed at the 2018 Android Dev Summit that using dark mode will help extend an Android smartphone's battery life. Google also admitted its mistake of pushing for the usage of white in
Google confirms dark mode is better for battery life

Google confirms dark mode is better for battery life

Battery life is the age-old plague of smartphones, and one that manufacturers have tried to tackle in a myriad of different ways. But the most power-hungry component of all is the display. While the
Google Admits White is Bad for Battery Life After Making All of Its Apps White

Google Admits White is Bad for Battery Life After Making All of Its Apps White

“We kind of shot ourselves in the foot slightly in terms of power.” Google’s Android Dev Summit has been going on since Wednesday morning and was the site for Google’s acknowledgement that foldable

How to Get Battery Life Remaining on iPhone or iPad with Siri

Want to quickly get the battery life of an iPhone or iPad? While on some iOS devices you can glance at the top of the screen to see the battery percentage remaining, newer iPhone models with the top
Report: Some new smartphones have worse battery life than old counterparts

Report: Some new smartphones have worse battery life than old counterparts

One would assume a new version of a previous smartphone would have better battery life than its older counterpart, right?

Blame OLED Displays for Decline in Smartphone Battery Life

As testing from Geoffrey A.Folwer shows from Washington Post shows, most smartphones launched in 2018 are unable to beat their predecessor from 2017 in the battery life department. He compared the

You Don't Have to Buy the Most Expensive Apple iPhone After All (Hint: This Model Even Lasts Longer on a Charge)

At $749 and with a better battery, the Apple iPhone XR is the better buy for smartphone lovers.

iPhone XR review: Why buy anything else?

The iPhone XR is typical Apple. It’s an entry-level phone with a bunch of premium features. Jony Ive just cannot cut corners, even if he wanted to. This is no plasticky, cut-rate phone built to meet a

I Was Wrong About the Apple Watch. Here's Why

The Apple Watch Series 4 is winning me over.
Report: We all have different smartphone preferences, but battery life unites us

Report: We all have different smartphone preferences, but battery life unites us

Different age groups want different things from smartphones, but we all want longer battery life.

iPhone XS Max easily outlasts rivals in new battery test

Apple promises that the iPhone XS Max delivers better battery life than any other iPhone. It also lasts longer than rival devices in between charges, according to a new battery test. Apple’s most