Tag Archives: Battery Life

5 ways to save battery in iOS 8

So as we know, with Beta software comes poor optimisation. Take our very own Darren Butz, who managed to use 75% of his battery life in just 3 hours and 10 minutes of usage!   That’s some pretty poor performance right there, and the trend is visible across the board. It’s well known that surrendering yourself to Beta testing leaves you…

How’s your battery life after updating to iOS 7.1? [Poll]

Apple recently released the latest update to its mobile operating system – iOS 7.1. The update brought with it a number of bug fixes and usability improvements but with every issue fixed, another seems to arise. This time, it seems to be battery life. Now, we know the battery life of our smartphone is precious. It’s one of the most requested features for…

The iPhone needs a better battery [Editorial]

We’ve all been there. You’re out during the day, it’s early in the afternoon, you check your phone and you’re already at 20%. While this isn’t usually an every day thing (and if so, you should probably get your battery replaced), it’s still an incredibly frustrating moment for every iPhone owner. It can also happen without using the iPhone much, which makes…

Google Now for iOS causing battery life issues? There’s a fix for that

Google Now is the big talk of the app world this week. The popular productivity and reference feature within the latest update of Google’s Search app for iPhone and iPad was introduced only two days ago, but is already coming under criticism for its supposed lack of efficiency. Users are reporting that they’ve seen drastic changes in expected battery…

iPhone with poor battery? Carat app kills buggy fuel-sapping apps

 If you’ve updated to iOS 5 since October (and there’s an 80% chance that you have) you’ll most likely have experienced the less than perfect battery performance. Almost everyone I’ve spoken to has noticed a slight dip in efficiency, some had an odd bug whereby the fuel would drain in only a few hours. Whatever you’ve experienced, it’s taken for granted…

The New iPad’s battery charges beyond 100%

Battery life seems like it is always an issue for Apple. Now, they are not the only one, but it seems to come up a lot. Their latest issue after the iPhone 4S battery fiasco is now found with the New iPad. DisplayMate told iLounge that when it is connected to Apple’s 10W charger, it continues to draw power for up to an hour after iOS indicates full battery….

New iPad vs iPad 2: Just how much better is the latest version?

Apple finally announced the followup to the popular iPad 2. This new device, simply called the new iPad, boasts a slew of features and specs that are pretty great. And while there’s no denying that Apple’s latest iPad is an awesome gadget, is it really that much better than its predecessor?   Let’s start by taking a look at the chips that power…

iPad 3 leaked back panel hints at bigger battery, different screen – rumor [UPDATE: more images]

Apparently the guys at a website called Fix-iPhones.com somehow got their hands on a back panel for Apple’s upcoming iPad 3. In a side-by-side comparison with the back panel’s iPad 2 counterpart, a number of significant changes are observable. (A) First, the mounts for the logic board are “very different,” which suggests the shape of the logic…