USB Power Delivery is the latest “standard” of quick charging. However, this specification comes directly from the USB-IF and many of the big players are using it instead of Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. This applies to the Google Pixel lineup, the Essential Phone, the ... Read More »
T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy Note 7, effectively rendering it useless. Yes, this update will disable charging of the battery altogether. You’ll have a dead phone on your hands.
The update is 113.75MB and will require at least a 30% charge before installing. While this is a shame, folks shouldn’t ... Read More »
T-Mobile recently released an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that limits the phone’s full charge to 60%, along with more frequent pop-ups to return the device, in an effort to get the remaining Note 7s out of customers’ ... Read More »
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Verizon recently enacted a $20 fee for customers upgrading with a phone payment plan or even bringing their own device. This didn’t sit well with Verizon customers, as they were being charged for the ability to give Verizon money for service. Of course, Verizon used the excuse of “AT&T ... Read More »
Way back at the CES in January 2015, TYLT announced the 4.8 Amp RIBBN Car Charger, an obvious update to TYLT’s popular BAND charger. However, it only just recently become available for us to purchase, play with, and keep our devices charged and happy. TYLT sent us a RIBBN in our Android and Me favorite hue of green. We ... Read More »
“What did we ever do before we had these around?” my wife asked.
Well, a while ago we used to be Samsung people. My wife and I were huge fans of the Samsung Galaxy series of phones and took full advantage of the replaceable batteries. We had spare batteries with external chargers, and it was great. ... Read More »
Battery technology is one of the main concerns for Android users. Currently, most smartphones don’t last an entire work day. Some devices die in 3-4 hours. And charging your device everywhere you go is an inconvenience. Cellphones are supposed to be “mobile,” not slaves to a power outlet.
Many of you have been praying and ... Read More »