This new technology can charge your smartphone in seconds which will last for weeks

Batteries, perhaps the most un-advanced components inside a smartphone. The biggest and the only con we’ve had switching from feature phones to smartphones has always been battery life. Even though the size of the batteries has increased significantly over the years, the battery still only lasts through a day in the good cases. And then they take hours to charge completely even with all thee impressive fast charging standards.

The long hours that your smartphone takes to charge may soon become a thing of the past, as scientists have developed a new process to make electronic devices charge in seconds. This new process for creating a supercapacitor battery concept can store more power and can be recharged more than 30,000 times. The method can be used in mobile phones, electronic gadgets and electric vehicles. Continue reading “This new technology can charge your smartphone in seconds which will last for weeks”

Samsung went against industry standard and Self-tested the Galaxy Note 7 battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might be dead but its battery crisis will live as a bad memory for years to come. Just one component, that forced Samsung to ditch an entire flagship production and sales. A component that used to be removable by the way. The company is still trying to find out the cause of its $5.3 billion misery.  Usually, even companies like Apple, and everyone else, use third-party labs certified by U.S. wireless industry’s trade group. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung self-tested the batteries in the Galaxy Note 7. Continue reading “Samsung went against industry standard and Self-tested the Galaxy Note 7 battery”

Google Pixel battery life seems as good as expected

One important question on every smartphone owner’s mind when he or she buys one is, “how long will the battery last?” With the Google Pixel phones yet to start shipping, I’m sure those of you that have pre-ordered can’t wait to get your hands on them. Google said they worked on optimizing the battery life and also, a redittor who received review units from Google suggested the battery life on the Google Pixel XL could be stellar. So I’ll assume you are expecting that when you get your device, the battery life will impress you.

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Google Pixel battery apparently lasts nearly 40% longer than Nexus phones

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If there were two things the Nexus phones weren’t known for, they were the camera and battery life. The camera improved somewhat with the Nexus 6P and 5X, however, the camera app on the Nexus still sucked. So to say, having a better battery life than a Nexus smartphone isn’t really a high bar to clear.Just to be clear, it isn’t a low bar either. But topping that with nearly 40% is something worthy of a dedicated article.

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Samsung to launch apology ad, plans to temporarily fix Galaxy Note 7 problems via OTA

Reports say Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to under 60 percent.

Yonhap News and other South Korean media reported Tuesday, citing Samsung Electronics, that the company will issue a software update for any users of the Galaxy Note 7 who may be disregarding its recall notice and continuing to use the smartphone.

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Samsung turns to Apple’s supplier for Galaxy Note 7 batteries

After faulty batteries led to a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones , Samsung Electronics will only use batteries made by China’s ATL for its replacement devices, a South Korean media report says. After the recall announcement earlier this month, the South Korean company is said to have contacted ATL to order an additional four million batteries as replacements in the Galaxy Note 7 devices.

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Google hits back at Microsoft’s battery complaints about Chrome

Microsoft posted a video a while back showing benchmark tests to prove that it’s edge browser is more battery friendly that any other browser. Microsoft had a special place for Google’s Chrome in it’s heart and started sending out notifications to Windows 10 users telling them Chrome was draining their battery. Now Google has posted a video of it’s own.

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Samsung officially issues a worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7 units amidst battery issues

Update : At a press conference in Seoul, Samsung has confirmed that it will recall around a million Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones that have been sold to consumers and shipped to retailers around the world. 50,000 Galaxy Note7 owners in Australia will join a massive recall conducted over potential battery fire risks. A widespread recall of the well-received Note 7 would deal a major blow to Samsung’s mobile business at a time when many view the company’s latest smartphone lineup as its best yet.

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Bigger battery you said? Pure Power Smartphone with 8000mAh battery

The smartphone market is a cruel place if you’re a manufacturer, the competition is stiffer than ever and manufacturers are forced to push the boundaries of smartphone limits in order to gain attention.

Some Indian companies are doing it by making $4 smartphones and then giving it away for free and $8 smartphones. For the Chinese, its about RAM. One Plus first did it by including flagship specs at mid-range prices, and recently it made headlines by including 6GB of RAM in its latest OnePlus 3 and now LeEco is bringing a phone with 8GB of RAM coupled with a 25 Mega pixel camera.

Samsung has been doing this for years first with the 5.3 inch Note when 4.5 inches was considered big. The recent one you all have heard is the Iris Scanner in the Note 7. Samsung has plans of bringing it to the mid-range Galaxy devices as well.

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