Looking for the longest lasting battery experience for your smartphone? Here’s the top devices

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A smartphone that doesn’t last a day in the 21st century isn’t a smartphone worth having, and with devices now including more and more processor intensive features, the battle of functionality versus battery life is hotter than ever. A great device can be let down entirely by the ...

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Skype version 4.7 for Android brings significant battery savings

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“Imagine being able to leave Skype running on your phone all day without having to worry about your battery life.” That’s how Skype are promoting their latest version of the popular app, promising to rid the battery woes that has plagued the app for sometime. Version 4.7 of ...

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Nexus 5 Camera CPU bug fix coming soon

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If you’re a Nexus 5 owner then you’ll know about the bug which causes the phone’s CPU to be maxed out when using the camera, resulting in high battery drain. According to a post by Google on the company’s issues tracker, it seems Google have isolated the issue and will ...

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Nomad ChargeKey review

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Carrying around a setup to ensure your device is always charged, especially when you’re traveling or out for the night is never convenient. The fact that companies are making a ton of money off of portable battery packs and external battery cases is proof enough it’s time for one of ...

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Galaxy S5 rumored to have a big ol’ rapid charging battery

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With the Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors in full-swing, some more speculation emerges with talk of the battery. In a few months, we’ll know just how many of these rumors are true. In the mean time, let’s talk about what’s arguably the most important feature of the phone: the battery. ...

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New Sony phones could complete a wireless charge in an hour

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Wireless charging isn’t really anything too terribly cutting edge. Qi Adapters have been around for a year or two, and are available for a plethora of devices. Now, however, Sony is aiming to make wireless charging faster - much faster. As in, about an hour for a full charge. Sony’s ...

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LG’s battery tech helps make the newest curved displays possible

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With all the news coming out about the latest devices with curved displays, there seems to be something lacking in one department: how those displays get their juice. LG is at the forefront of innovation in this arena, too, touting 3 options for those specially-shaped devices. First off, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III to feature a 3450mAh battery?

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Samsung Galaxy Note III is the next hot device everyone is looking forward to, and we might see it in Berlin on September 4 2013. Battery time is one of the main features of every smartphone, and about the Note III, it is rumored that it will feature a 3450 mAh battery, which guarantees a... ...

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LG G2 leak shows off 2610 mAh battery, confirms display size

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We’ve seen just a few leaks of the yet-to-be-announced G2 from LG – the company even released a teaser video for it a few days ago, so we know it to be real. In the latest line of LG G2 leaks, we’re getting a close up look at the battery. According to the latest pictures... ...

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PhoneSuit Flex review

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Living in Manhattan, I often find myself out and about in the city with dangerously low levels of battery power. I’ve tried to compensate by carrying additional USB cables, clunky cases with batteries built-in, and even book-sized portable charging solutions (often requiring a backpack) ...

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POLL & PRIZE: How long do you go before charging your Android?

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As people who typically spend our days glued to a PC or near an outlet, we are always keeping our Android handsets and tablet charged up.  Come weekend, though, things are a bit different.  Whereas we usually have near 100% juice come Tuesday dinners, Saturday sees many of us dipping into the ...

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Samsung includes extended battery with Galaxy Nexus purchases

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So let’s be real here. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was a bit of a let down when it was announced, and then moreso when it was actually released due to a few software glitches and other bugs. The battery life for users in the wild has varied depending on who you ask, but apparently ...

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Seidio Charging Vault: Power your device on the go [Review]

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Seidio, one of the world’s leading providers of cell phone and mobile device accessories, recently released a new product: the Seidio Charging Vault. This device functions as not only a replacement wall charger for your devices, but the plug itself is an extended battery. Here’s how ...

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Remember the Days When 80MB was a Cavernous Hard Drive?

I sure do.  When my family bought our first computer, the dealer said that we would never need more than that 80MB, boy was he wrong!  As we enter the standard spec of a terrabyte of storage, the same analogy can be made to processors.  Back then, a 486 was FAST, now we use them... Read More

JuiceDefender Receives Significant Upgrade

There is great news for all of you Android users seeking improved battery life: JuiceDefender has ditched its complicated user interface for a sleek, intuitive system of sliding tiles. Also included with the update is the ability to backup your settings. JuiceDefender is a capable battery ...

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