Battery life in smartwatches is a hot topic, as they tend to last only one day, maybe two. There are exceptions, like the Pebble with its e-ink display and week-long battery life, but most fully functional smartwatches can’t compete. LG is intent on increasing that life, even if only a little.
The newest battery technology from LG Chem ... Read More »
And by nature, I mean a wireless charger made with bamboo and a wireless charging power bank that looks like a rock.
When I was initially told I’d be reviewing a wireless charging power bank, I couldn’t think of a single use case for it. It didn’t make any sense to me. I love wireless ... Read More »
Ever wondered why the batteries in your smartphones and other devices aren’t progressing as quickly as the rest of their features? Google has too, and so the company is doing something about it.
Google reportedly has a four-person team working on battery technologies inside its semi-secret Google X ... Read More »
It’s really a tech lover’s dream backpack. It’s got all the bells and whistles. It’s very well thought out and executed with top-end materials. It doesn’t cut corners. The Energi+ Backpack by TYLT is the portable charging backpack for the tech lover who is on the go.
What I like: Screams premium build and materials ... Read More »
The Tylt Energi 2K is a very simple device combining two separate devices: a travel charger and a portable battery pack. It looks like a regular old travel charger, which converts your wall socket to a USB port, but also includes a built in battery to charge your devices on the go. But is it ... Read More »
It’s important for your devices to last you at least one day of use. You don’t want to be carrying around a useless device just because the battery ran out. That’s why there’s so much focus on the battery size in the current crop of Android Wear watches. The Gear Live has a 300 mAh ... Read More »
We’ve had WQHD displays in smartphones for a little while now, starting with the LG G3. Other devices are now coming out with a WQHD resolution, like the freshly announced Galaxy Note 4, which is sure to be really popular. The high ... Read More »
Researchers from Stanford University have unlocked a potentially game-changing discovery in the world of batteries: stable lithium anodes. As smartphones continue to advance, batteries remain woefully behind. Thus, larger batteries are simply added to every new smartphone. But this latest news brings a new hope for batteries by transforming a traditional lithium-ion ... Read More »
If you haven’t heard yet, the TSA recently started cracking down on people bringing discharged electronics on board some international flights. For the safety of everyone, devices that cannot be turned on will not be allowed onto these flights, so ... Read More »
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean brought us Project Butter, Google’s attempt at optimizing the visuals of Android to take advantage of the hardware and be as smooth as possible. It made our devices a whole lot smoother. With the latest version of Android, currently referred to as Android L, Google has a new project in store ... Read More »