battery life

Apple's Battery Apology Could Be Its Most Important Ever

Apple's Battery Apology Could Be Its Most Important Ever

It may be the most far-reaching apology Apple has had to make, and it could change the way the company does business.
How to Check Your iPhone’s Battery Life

How to Check Your iPhone’s Battery Life

Now that Apple’s admitted to slowing down iPhones with degraded batteries, you’re probably interested in figuring out whether your battery is losing its ability to hold a charge (and whether you
Get this beloved backup battery pack on sale for just $20

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Apple’s iPhone Debacle Doesn’t Prove It Deliberately Slowed Older Phones

Apple’s iPhone Debacle Doesn’t Prove It Deliberately Slowed Older Phones

There's no evidence Apple ever mounted a long-term attack to push customers into upgrading their devices, but the company inflicted a serious wound on itself. The post Apple’s iPhone Debacle Doesn’t
8 iPhone battery hacks that actually work

8 iPhone battery hacks that actually work

Seeing your battery icon turn red in the upper right hand corner of your iPhone screen is never a welcome sight. If…
Geekbench: Apple Is Throttling iPhone Performance Based on Battery Life

Geekbench: Apple Is Throttling iPhone Performance Based on Battery Life

Test data confirms Apple iPhones are slowing down on the latest iOS builds as their batteries degrade. Apple is creating a problem for itself that didn't previously exist. The post Geekbench: Apple Is
Geekbench and Reddit think they’ve cracked why iPhones get slower over time [Updated]

Geekbench and Reddit think they’ve cracked why iPhones get slower over time [Updated]

Testing suggests that iOS 10.2.1 added this functionality to prevent shutdowns.
The 2018 iPhones may have bigger batteries, but that's not necessarily good news

The 2018 iPhones may have bigger batteries, but that's not necessarily good news

One of the world's leading iPhone analysts, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, predicts the 2018 iPhones will pack bigger batteries. But hold on — this doesn't necessarily mean next year's iPhones will
Users with the November security patch are seeing a loss in battery life

Users with the November security patch are seeing a loss in battery life

Do you have the November security patch? Are you seeing terrible battery life? According to multiple reports, you're not alone.
Google explains how it makes personalized battery life predictions

Google explains how it makes personalized battery life predictions

Google explains how it's using its machine learning skills to give better battery life predictions on Pixel and Nexus devices.
This is the iOS app you should delete to save your iPhone battery

This is the iOS app you should delete to save your iPhone battery

Recently purchased a new iPhone or upgraded to iOS 11.1.1? Well, there’s one popular app that you might want to stay away…
Rumored tests of early Windows 10 on Qualcomm processor fail to impress

Rumored tests of early Windows 10 on Qualcomm processor fail to impress

Windows 10 on Qualcomm SnapDragon processors may not be as impressive and Microsoft initially claimed. Leaked test results seem to suggest that performance is almost a third of that on comparable
Android Will Finally Show You Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery

Android Will Finally Show You Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery

Soon, Android will finally let you monitor which apps use the most battery life on your phone. If you’re confused and thought you already had this functionality, you might be right! Some Android
Android Will Finally Show You Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery

Android Will Finally Show You Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery

Soon, Android will finally let you monitor which apps use the most battery life on your phone. If you’re confused and thought you already had this functionality, you might be right! Some Android

iPhone X review: Apple’s finest smartphone ever

Smartphones are changing, and every manufacturer possesses its own take on what the future should look like. Apple’s vision is the iPhone X, which arrives 10 years after the original with big changes
iPhone X Teardown Finds More Battery Power Than the iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone X Teardown Finds More Battery Power Than the iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone X is finally here, and that means it’s time for the first iPhone X teardown. As usual, iFixit is doing the honors, prying open Apple’s new smartphone to see what’s inside and how hard
Apple Says Apple Watch Series 3 Lasts Up to 7 Hours When Streaming Apple Music Over LTE

Apple Says Apple Watch Series 3 Lasts Up to 7 Hours When Streaming Apple Music Over LTE

Following yesterday's release of watchOS 4.1, which enables Apple Music and Beats 1 streaming over LTE on cellular-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 models, Apple has outlined how much impact the
Weekend poll: What do you consider to be 'good' battery life?

Weekend poll: What do you consider to be 'good' battery life?

Battery life is a highly subjective thing. For some, getting 3-4 hours of screen-on time is more than adequate, others don't consider anything short of 6 to be enough. Even though I'm probably on my
Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life

Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life

Microsoft is crowing that its upcoming ARM laptops will offer multi-day battery life. And while they well may do that, there's reason to withhold judgment until we know how they compare with existing