Top ten Android smartphones with the best battery life – December 2015

Power banks, aka portable battery chargers, energy packs capable of doubling as protective cases, phones that juice up from 0 to 60 percent capacity or even more in under an hour, wireless charging pads, they’re all imperfect solutions or workarounds for possibly the greatest weakness of most modern-day high-end phones. What good are breathtaking 4K

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs LG G4 – specs comparison

It’s becoming clearer and clearer by the day that Samsung’s “true” flagship for the upcoming holiday season was always meant to be the Galaxy S6 Edge+, not the Note 5. It’s of course no coincidence the latter is getting a more limited global bow, and even its freshly surfaced S Pen-related “design flaw” may have

How to Choose a Smartphone Guide Battery Life

How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Battery Life

So far, we have talked about the various factors that you have to consider when choosing a Smartphone in the following series of articles: How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Processor How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Storage Options How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Display How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Connectivity How to

Huge battery improvements coming to Android 4.3

Recently Nexus 4 and Galaxy S4 Google Edition users have been given the option to download an early build for Android 4.3, while the mobile operating system update is still Jelly Bean, it brings with it one major key solution: battery life. For a long time now Android has suffered from poor battery life, with top-tier

HTC One Mini battery life comparison

How does the battery of the HTC One Mini measure up to those of others available in the market, such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, Samsung Galaxy S4, LG Nexus 4, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z, Apple iPhone 5, Blackberry Z10 and Nokia Lumia 925? These graphs show how.     Standby Time The

Battery Life Tips: Nursing your battery through a two year contract

With more smartphones coming with built-in batteries, learning how to properly care for your battery is important. You would like your phone’s battery to last throughout your two year contract. A degraded battery may force you to make a fairly expensive visit to a service center or attach an external battery pack. For some devices,

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon BatteryGuru app enhances battery life ‘intelligently’

The Snapdragon BatteryGuru app has finally moved from beta to release, after having been in the former since February this year. Snapdragon BatteryGuru promises to maximize the battery life of smartphones through an “intelligent” method. The app first takes a two-to-four-day period to observe the smartphone user’s activities and behavior. After this, it makes adjustments

iOS 6.0.2 Facing Battery Drain Issue?

The iPhones have traditionally had a good battery life when compared to Android, and that is because there aren’t many memory intrinsic apps running in the background and also because the power consumption is generally less on iOS (unless you’re on LTE). But things have changed today and most Android devices are on par or

LG Nexus 4 Battery Life Isn’t That Great At All

We are all really excited for November 13th when Google will be launching most and if not all of its Nexus devices, specifically the LG manufactured Nexus 4. Concerns about this device don’t lay with the hardware, but the battery life specifically. Sadly, early results and looks at the battery aren’t fairing that well. Based

Your First Android Device: Saving Battery Life [How To]

Battery life has been something that has been terrible in recent updates to Ice Cream Sandwich. Thankfully there are ways that will help you save battery life, even though Ice Cream Sandwich has reduced it drastically on a lot of devices, such as the Atrix 2. I’ve noticed with my Atrix 2 and its recent

So Is Motorola’s Maxx Battery Actually Better?

Based on the headline I’m sure there will be many people out there that actually say yes. Of course with the Droid Razr Maxx giving users 20 or so hours of battery life vs the original Motorola Droid Razr, which gives about 8 hours, the Droid Razr Maxx Battery seems much better. But is it?

Future Tech: Harvesting energy through your footwear

A pair of mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin in Madison have designed a system to harvest some of the energy that is lost while we walk.    Ashley Taylor and Tom Krupenkin, authors of “Reverse electrowetting as a new approach to high-power energy harvesting” published here on August 23, 2011;  have founded InStep NanoPower in