With all the advances in smartphones, one would expect there to have been great strides in the realm of battery life. For the most part, however, the situation has stayed the same. Quick charging has become more common and some smartphones have larger batteries, but there haven’t been any revolutionary changes. Nonetheless, the larger battery ... Read More »
With a market flooded with power banks, it’s hard to differentiate your product from others. But quality matters when it comes to lithium batteries (they’re pretty volatile).
Capacity: 6,000 mAh USB ports: 2 Output: 2A per port Dimensions: 127 x 71 x 12mm Price: $59.99 ... Read More »
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Samsung has announced that it is recalling all Galaxy Note 7 models, outside of those purchased in China, following 35 confirmed battery explosions. Reports began to trickle in about Galaxy Note 7s whose batteries had either exploded or caught fire. Samsung took the ... Read More »
Fires and explosions from battery-powered devices aren’t exactly unheard of. When you pack a high-energy lithium battery into a small device you have on you at all times, accidents are bound to happen. Thankfully, they’re pretty uncommon.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 launched with a 3,000mAh battery, while the bigger Galaxy S7 edge launched with a beefy 3,600mAh battery. And thanks to a listing for a Galaxy Note 7 with a model number SM-N930S, we now know that the Note 7 will ... Read More »
It’s not a soap or a ranch. No, the Acer Liquid Zest Plus is a budget smartphone that features some pretty respectable specs. It has a 5.5-inch 720p display, a quad core MediaTek MT6735 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 13MP camera, Android 6.0, and a huge 5,000 mAh ... Read More »
Sony’s Stamina mode was a feature in older software builds that served as a battery saving mode. It shut off many different processes and features to preserve your precious battery life. Unfortunately, with Google including Doze mode in Marshmallow, Sony had to remove the feature so it wouldn’t interfere.
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The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro SM-A9100 is the successor to the Galaxy A9, which packed some pretty good specs and an already massive 4,000 mAh battery. The A9 Pro one ups it in almost every way, but the selling point is the insane 5,000 mAh battery, rivaling many tablets in capacity.
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Battery life is a huge point of contention between customers and smartphone manufacturers. Consumers have cried out, declaring that battery life needs to be improved, while manufacturers are still pursuing the goal of making slimmer and slimmer devices. The result has been a mixed bag, with manufacturers opting for new charging tech rather than increasing ... Read More »