Batterylife

05.06.15
Swatch is working on a smartwatch battery that lasts six months
05.06.15

Swatch is working on a smartwatch battery that lasts six months

Smartwatches have yet to solve the riddle of battery life, but Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek says hi...

By B. Steele,   05.06.15
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03.10.15
Here's more detail about how long Apple's Watch battery will last
03.10.15

Here's more detail about how long Apple's Watch battery will last

What does an all-day battery life of 18 hours really consist of? That's what Apple's promising it'...

By M. Smith,   03.10.15
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10.20.14
A Microsoft smartwatch could appear in weeks
10.20.14

A Microsoft smartwatch could appear in weeks

Do you remember Spot? Well, that was Microsoft's very early smartwatch effort, lost in the mists o...

By M. Smith,   10.20.14
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08.14.14
The future of phone chargers: self-aware and integrated into everyday objects
08.14.14

The future of phone chargers: self-aware and integrated into everyday objects

Here's a horror story everyone can relate to: You download a cool new app or an OS update, only to...

By M. Moon,   08.14.14
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07.03.14
Early Android L tests show serious battery life improvement
07.03.14

Early Android L tests show serious battery life improvement

One of the big reveals for Android 4.4 KitKat's successor, Android L, was Project Volta -- new twe...

By S. Dent,   07.03.14
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03.18.14
New Skype for Android promises not to drain your battery
03.18.14

New Skype for Android promises not to drain your battery

If you're anything like us, then you know how valuable it is to have great battery life on mobile...

By E. Alvarez,   03.18.14
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11.19.13
Toshiba's new Kira Ultrabook promises 22 hours of use on a single charge
11.19.13

Toshiba's new Kira Ultrabook promises 22 hours of use on a single charge

We praised Toshiba's last flagship Ultrabook for its brilliant screen and speedy boot-up time, but...

By M. Smith,   11.19.13
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11.04.13
iPad Air manages 24 hours of battery life as LTE hotspot
11.04.13

iPad Air manages 24 hours of battery life as LTE hotspot

One of the unsung uses of the iPad is as a personal LTE hotspot. It's rather easy to set up the de...

By S. Sande,   11.04.13
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09.18.13
How to stop iOS 7 from destroying your iPhone's battery life
09.18.13

How to stop iOS 7 from destroying your iPhone's battery life

iOS 7 is all kinds of sexy, but with a slew of fancy new features comes more strain on the ever-im...

By Mike Wehner,   09.18.13
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