Google is finally, finally, finally treating your smartphone’s battery life as its top concern in Android P, aiming to offer a “more consistent” battery experience by adapting the operating system to your usage patterns.
A new AI-powered Adaptive Brightness feature (yup, artificial intelligence is now controlling brightness, too) will try to quickly learn your personal preferences and, together with ambient lighting information, leverage that to maximize energy efficiency.
Google wants to predict the next action you want to take as you’re [...]
It's quicker to drain relative to a Galaxy S9 powered by a Qualcomm chip and quicker compared to the iPhone X, Huawei P10 and other phones. So what gives? Samsung says not much.
According to respected market research firm Strategy Analytics, both the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are better in battery performance than the LG G6, iPhone X or Samsung Galaxy S9.
In addition to vastly improved cellular download speeds, 5G technology could come with ultra-low network latency crucially contributing to monumental smartphone battery life.
Apple has quickly reacted to iPhone slowdown accusations, admitting it intentionally put a cap on the 6, 6s, SE and 7 performance to "prolong their life."
Without a doubt, the standalone cellular capabilities of the Apple Watch Series 3 are its main selling point, but also the greatest power hog.
The Snapdragon 625-powered BlackBerry KEYone is about more than just a productive physical keyboard. It's also a battery champion, and we have the proof.
If all you care about is battery life, the iPhone 7 may not be as good of a choice as the HTC 10 or Samsung Galaxy S7, based on this evaluation.
Most often, you'll find that if a company is comparing one of its products to the competition, it's likely because it can show that its products are better.
Are you trying to avoid charging your phone during the day? Here are 9 Tips to improve battery life on your iPhone, though you might not want to use them...
Looking to improve battery life? Want to get the most run time you can away from a charger? Here are 8 tips to improve battery life on Android phones.
It's a feature that's been introduced into a beta version of the latest Marshmallow AOSP. And it'll help the battery not destroy itself quickly.
One of the biggest problems in mobile technology today is the battery life of our phones. A much as our technology has increased, idyllic battery life remains an elusive unicorn. Most phones set the bar at 16 hours, which is one day, minus sleep time during which you can charge. But really, isn’t that just an awful goal? If that were the minimum standard for battery, ok, I’ll grant you that. But setting the bar for “good” battery life at a single day should never be the rule.
Of course there are phones that boast much more than that. I’ve recently been testing the Blu Energy X [...]
Network changes may be necessary to ensure that IPv6 power consumption doesn't adversely affect smartphone battery life.
Try 17 hours long. At full brightness. That's what one Russian source is claiming with the Galaxy S7, a phone also rumored to have a 3,000mAh battery.
Smartphone batteries perform poorly in extreme temperatures and wintertime for a lot of us on earth is a season of bitter cold and major drain.
The viewing experience will be like sticking a 15-inch monitor roughly a foot from your face. This factoid and plenty more in a 22-minute video.
Huawei's new flagship smartphone makes some smart sacrifices to deliver endurance unlike any other high-end phone we've tested.
Apparently. when you tell two people to do the same job, no matter how detailed the instructions are, you might get some different results. In the case of Apple working with Samsung and TSMC, these three have had a history after a turbulent period where Samsung could’ve lost its whole Apple contract to TSMC. The two are in now in their current coexistence doing their own jobs.
But some iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users on internet forums are finding out what kind of job each manufacturer has done with the A9 processors in each of them something of a quality [...]
There are many ways you can go about extending smartphone battery life, and we lay out a few of the more common ones here.
WALDIO, a newly announced technology would make your smartphone faster and your battery last longer, and it does it it by marrying two unlikely components.
Excellent smartphone battery life has for years been the rainbow unicorn of the mobile world, and that doesn't look likely to change anytime soon.
By USB or by wall outlet, our gadgets receive energy and store it in their batteries. Once they’re unplugged, they’re immediately powering through your day. That is, if they can last as long as you do. And in the case of wearable technology, where battery capacity only goes so far as the technology inside of it and the limited physical footprint, sometimes they don’t.
With discharge cycles lasting anywhere between 18 hours and seven days, we’re not excited with having to deal with what’s still widely considered as an accessory to a smartphone rather [...]