The Galaxy Alpha and Note 4: proof positive that removable batteries don’t have to make your phone uglyby Joe Levi | October 23, 2014 10:48 AM
When it comes to cellular phones, removable batteries are nothing new, even the very earliest phones had a battery that you could remove and replace. Historically, this was more a necessity than a convenience. Until the last few years, battery technology suffered from various limitations that necessitated their ability to be removed and replaced fairly frequently. For their size, energy capacity wasn't all that great. Charge times were slow, and discharge rates were fast. Over the years, these batteries even developed a "memory" that reduced their capacity due to the buildup of tiny ...
by Adam Doud | August 8, 2013 7:00 AM
We try to keep things on the level here folks. Despite what many claim, tech writers in general try to keep bias off the keyboard when writing. Sure we all have our favorite devices, and some devices we'd just as soon feed to an angry squirrel than use as a daily driver. That's because we're passionate about technology. You can't have passion without some amount of preference. But that preference is channeled into useful and constructive criticism and praise which makes us the phone ninjas you read every day. But every now and then, something comes across the feeds that throws off the ...
by Joe Levi | June 17, 2013 7:20 AM
Since many of today's smartphones and tablets don't have removable batteries, and staying tethered to an electrical outlet isn't a viable option, there's got to be another solution. Hold tight as we look at three portable batteries that you can use with your Android, iOS, Windows, or BlackBerry today! As our smartphones and tablets become a more powerful part of our every days lives, we seem to keep finding more things that we can do with them. My smartphone has become my calorie counter, pedometer, music player, TV, portable WiFi hotspot, primary email machine, turn-by-turn GPS and ...
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