Android battery life hacks for real-world tips

android battery tips

Battery life can make or break a smartphone, it’s a sad truth. No matter how slick your handset is, it’s essentially worthless if you have to stay tethered to the charger at all times. That said, if you’re rooted, there are several Android battery life hacks you can attempt to ensure you get the most out of your battery life.

iPhone iOS 7.0.4 battery life complaints ongoing

iPhone iOS 7.0.4 battery life complaints still hanging

Since iOS 7.0.4 was released many iPhone users are having serious issues with battery life, even today the problems are still hanging. The complaints are still coming in thick and fast when it comes to iPhone battery life since owners installed iOS 7.0.4, and even though iOS 7.1 has made it to beta it will […]

Need for stronger phones and longer battery life

Need for stronger phones and longer battery life

In this day and age no one wants the battery life on our smartphones running out too quickly, the need for stronger display screens because current ones crack to easy, and many consumers complain about lack of signal. So what can be done about this and what do we know so far? New research has […]

Nexus 4 undervolting adds to battery performance


Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone has been a massive success since its release and one of the reasons underpinning its popularity is that it offers a pure Google Android experience, perfect for the many enthusiasts who like to customize and dabble with their devices. If you are interested in adding to the battery performance of your […]

iOS 6.1 Battery problems after AOL Exchange server glitch

iOS 6.1 Battery problems after AOL Exchange server glitch

Last year Apple released the iPhone 5 along with the latest version of the mobile operating system, iOS 6, but unfortunately there were a number of bugs reported with the software. The company released iOS 6.1 recently to address these issues but now some battery problems have been reported following an AOL Exchange server glitch. […]

PowerSkin Pro & Hybrid Battery Charger Cases offers more life

PowerSkin Pro & Hybrid Battery Charger Cases offers more life

Obviously it is not just tech gear that is shown off are CES 2013 in Las Vegas, as there are accessory makers at the event as well, and one such mobile device accessory maker in attendance is XPAL Power, who make the PowerSkin line of devices. And whilst at this years CES event, XPAL Power […]

Galaxy S3 extended battery kit could be available by January 5th


Regular readers of Phones Review, especially those who are Samsung Galaxy S3 (S III) users, may remember that just before Christmas we told of an official 3000 mAh extended battery kit that was to become available. The extended kit for the Galaxy S3 adds 900 mAh to the battery life and was available to pre-order […]

Android Deep Sleep Battery Saver for Overnight Bliss

Android Deep Sleep Battery Saver for Overnight Bliss

If you are one of the Android faithful out there that leaves their smartphone powered on over night when you are asleep, no doubt your device will need a little extra charging come morning. So what about an Android application you could use that puts your handset into a deep sleep when the screen is […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets Mugen boost, whopping 6400 mAh battery


The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (Note II) has been one of the most popular smartphones since its release back in September. It took a little more time to come to various US carriers and the Verizon version has only just finally released. If you’re raving about your Galaxy Note 2 and using it constantly then […]

Motorola Razr Maxx and the Battle for Battery Life

Motorola Razr Maxx

With today’s smartphones capable of everything from internet browsing to satellite navigation, the drain on the humble lithium ion battery has become ever more intense. Motorola has sought to address the issue of increasingly depleted battery life in smartphones by packing a huge 3300mAh unit into its new Razr Maxx handset, an evolution of the […]