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Track Your Smartphone Usage and Waste Less Battery Life With This Android App

I already know I’m addicted to my smartphone, and if you’ve ever absentmindedly reached into your pocket and switched on the screen without realizing it, you’re probably just as hooked as I am. These devices have become so ingrained into our lives that it’s hard to tell how often we check them, but a new […]

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How to Keep Your Devices’ Batteries Alive As Long As Possible

Love them or hate them, batteries power everything you hold dear, or at least everything inside your phone. You might have a brand new iPhone with a fully charged battery or a dying iPhone 6, whose battery is so degraded it requires a replacement from Apple (at least it’s discounted). Sure, all batteries degrade…Read more… […]

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iOS 11’s Next Update Lets You Control Your iPhone’s Battery Life, But You Probably Shouldn’t

Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.3 update is bringing a few improvements to its augmented reality software, some new animoji, and, luckily, more granular control over your iPhone’s performance. You’ll be able to choose for yourself whether or not you want to decrease the performance of your iPhone for the sake of boosting…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Extinguish a Battery Fire

After the explosion of an iPhone inside an Apple Store, resulting in a few minor injuries, you might be wondering “Oh shit, how do I stop my smartphone/laptop/robot dog from burning my house down?” Instead of running for dear life, or dousing your device with spring water, here are the steps you should follow to…Read […]

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Android Will Finally Show You Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery

Soon, Android will finally let you monitor which apps use the most battery life on your phone. If you’re confused and thought you already had this functionality, you might be right! Some Android skins, like the one on the Galaxy S8, and some apps, like Greenify, already make it possible to detect which applications…Read more… […]

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