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Moto 360 Battery Life Test: So Far, Not As Bad As You Heard

Battery life is generally the slowest thing to test on a gadget, and it’s almost always the toughest to get right. There’s just no way to rush it, and there are just so many variables regarding how people use a particular gadget that it’s always one of those “your mileage may vary” type of situations. Last week, some very early reviews of the Moto 360 smartwatch lambasted its weak battery performance. It’s possible they may have jumped the gun.


What Do Smartphones Need That They Don't Already Have?

Welcome to the first week of September, also known as crazy-insane IFA 2014 and iPhone event extravaganza. During the next 10 days we’ll see new handsets, smartwatches, and other tech paraphernalia from almost every major hardware manufacturer. So now I’m wondering, where do smartphones even go from here?


Smartphone Buying Guide 2014: How To Improve Your Smartphone Battery Life

No matter the amount of amazing features inside your smartphone, it’s all worth nothing if you’re constantly running out of battery power. We’ve put together a few simple tips and tricks to help you get the best out of your phone’s battery, and included some charging solutions for even the most power-hungry users.


Stupidest Samsung Galaxy S5 Test Ever Ends With Battery Explosion

Update: Looks like the original uploader has pulled down his slightly comical video. Sorry about that, folks!

You know those little warnings on the back of your battery that say “do not puncture”? Turns out they really mean don’t puncture this, you idiot. Thankfully, here’s an idiot who can’t read to show us exactly why you shouldn’t do it.


Lenovo Recalling 150,000 Laptop Batteries

Lenovo is asking for 150,000 customers in Australia and around the world to check their ThinkPad laptops; a dozen different models are affected by a battery recall due to some 3-, 6- and 9-cell batteries overheating.


Some New iPhone 5S Are Having Battery Problems.

Uh oh: some new iPhone 5S are having battery problems.


Gizmodo Smartphone Buying Guide: How To Improve Your Battery Life

No matter the amount of amazing features inside your smartphone, it’s all worth nothing if you’re constantly running out of battery power. We’ve put together a few simple tips and tricks to help you get the best out of your phone’s battery, and included some charging solutions for even the most power-hungry users.


11 Tips To Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life

While your iPhone’s new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7′s not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain’t quite what you’d want it to be, but we’ve got some tips to squeeze the most out of that sucker and stay juiced all day long.


Asus Fonepad Review: One-Stop Shop

What if you had the form factor of the Nexus 7, the processor of the future and a behemoth battery to boot? Meet the Asus Fonepad: your next do-all tablet.


iOS 6.1.3 May Be Draining iPhone Batteries

iOS 6.1.3 was meant to fix the screen bypass bugwhich it only partially managed — and enhance Apple’s Japanese maps, as well as subtly killing jailbreaking. Instead, it appears that it may be recreating what’s been a common bug in iOS updates, sucking precious battery life away as well.


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