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28 Jun


Wireless Phone Charging Technology: Lasers

June 28, 2018 | By |

Samsung and Apple stepped up their game by introducing wireless charging technology, where your phone automatically charges when laying on a specifically designed electronic pad. But researchers at the UW might have just invented the next great phone charging breakthrough: lasers.

The first challenge they faced was how to charge …

30 Oct


Is Your Cell Phone Charging Slow? Here’s 4 Reasons Why:

October 30, 2017 | By |

You plugged your phone in hours ago, but when you go to check your phone you realize that it hasn’t even reached 50% yet. There are many reasons why a phone may be charging slow or even not charging at all, but here are the four most common culprits:


26 Jun


The Apps That Drain Your Battery the Quickest

June 26, 2017 | By |

You forgot to charge your phone overnight. You’ve been out all day without a charger. You’ve been playing on your apps for too long. There are many reasons why your phone battery dies quickly, and there are many ways to save your battery so you can stay connected and stress-free …

23 Aug


The 15 Worst Times for Your Phone to Die

August 23, 2016 | By |

So much of our daily lives involve cell phones, that at times it can be hard to live without them. As much as we’d like our phones to last forever, the reality is that if they’re not charged, they’re going to die. We spend a lot of time “charging up” …

27 Jul


5 Apps That Are Draining Your Battery

July 27, 2016 | By |

If you’re like most people, you have at least 10 apps on your phone that you use on a daily or weekly basis. Some of those apps could be killing your battery life. Here are 5 popular smartphone apps that are notorious for draining battery:

  1. Snapchat

This app is one …

09 Jun


5 Ways to Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer

June 9, 2016 | By |

In a world that revolves around accessibility, finding your smartphone completely dead is both frustrating and incredibly inconvenient. You can’t reply to important emails, manage your work schedule, or even make an emergency call. It’s a situation that no one wants to be in. But luckily, with just a few …

28 Nov


Smartphones with the Largest Battery Capacity

November 28, 2015 | By |

For most people, battery capacity is the number one criteria when selecting a smartphone.

Even in 2015, if a device lasts more than a day before running out of juice, it is doing well. While smartphones keep getting smarter, sleeker, savvier, and umm sexier (to some), battery capacity is still …

15 Oct


What’s the life of a cell phone battery? Barely a year.

October 15, 2015 | By |

So what’s the average life of a cell phone battery? According to Battery University, lithium-ion manufacturers have admitted that cell phone batteries have a lifespan of 300-500 charging cycles, which is barely a year. As people rely on their phones for more and more they need to charge them …

18 Jun


Phone Apps That Drain Your Battery Life

June 18, 2015 | By |

With smartphone battery life seemingly worse than ever, keep an eye out for these power-sucking apps.

When it comes to discussion of the short battery life for modern mobile devices, there are plenty of obvious culprits. Nothing drains a smartphone faster than taking lots of pictures and video. Also, everyone …

12 Jun


How to Make Sure Your Phone Survives Summer Music Festivals

June 12, 2015 | By |

With a few handy tips, you can ensure that your cell phone makes it out alive from this summer’s music festivals.

Summertime is finally here, and with it comes music festival season. From the 100,000 sun-soaked attendees at Tennessee’s annual Bonnaroo, to the cool shade of the Michigan woods …