battery life

Die With Me is a chat app for sharing your phone’s last gasp

Die With Me is a (paid) app that can only be used for chatting when your phone (and your interlocutors' phones) are at 5% or less battery left...

South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns.

Opera adds power-saving mode to its browser

Opera is on a roll lately. Over the last few weeks, the company added a built-in ad blocker and VPN service to its desktop browser, for example. Today, the company is launching a new early release d

Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world

People love their smartphones but hate poor battery life. We love having access to the world’s information at our fingertips but tire of the need to constantly plug in to the world’s electricity g

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking

Sony says PSP-3000 battery is the same as PSP-2000, so quit bitchin'

Everyone and their mother have been bitching about the PSP-3000 and it’s supposedly atrocious battery life compared to the current gen because of the improved screen and rightfully so, IMO. Who want

Fujitsu's probably-Penryn laptop has huge battery life

The line between portability and battery life is about to get a whole lot blurrier, like your vision if you were to walk into a doorknob eye-first and then fall down and hit your other eye squarely on

Experiencing shoddy battery life on your Palm Centro? [Update]

Fret not, dear reader. Sprint assures us that the unusual battery drainage is not a hardware issue, but that of a software one centered around Sprint’s Mobile Email. Said software and e-mail syn

Philips phone can sit in your drawer for two months

The Xenium 9@9 from Philips has an amazing two-month standby time. That’s roughly half as many months as 2000 Flushes lasts. If you decide to talk on this phone, you could do so for 17 hours. As

Samsung develops white LED notebook LCDs and more

Photo: I4U News Hello, battery life. Samsung has developed a white LED backlight for use in notebook LCD displays that uses approximately 40% less power while still maintaining a 10,000:1 contrast rat

iPhone To Have Extensive Battery Life?

Looks like Apple is really making a huge gamble on the iPhone. The Cupertino-based company just upped the ante on the iPhone by claiming its battery will provide up to eight hours of talk time. Previo