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Nubia N3 with 16MP AF Selfie Camera and 5,000mAh Battery Launched in China

  After announcing plans to launch smartphones with stock Android globally, ZTE sub-brand Nubia has officially launched a new mid-range device in China. It’s called the Nubia N3 and will be available for sale in the country starting March 24. The Nubia N3 is one of those smartphones that had been circulating in rumors for quite some time. It is, …

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Micromax Bharat 5 Pro with 5.2-inch HD Display and 5,000mAh Battery Launched at Rs 7,999

  Micromax has launched a new lower mid-range smartphone in India under its Bharat lineup of devices. Its called the Micromax Bharat 5 Pro. The main highlighting feature of the Bharat 5 Pro is its 21 day long battery life, all thanks to the large 5,000mAh Li-Poly cell on the inside. The Indigenous smartphone brand is well known among consumers …

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Apple Issues Apology for Not Communicating iPhone Battery Management Practices, Offers Discounted Battery Replacement

  Apple users have been a distraught lot after they found out that the company was throttling the older iPhones in-order to strike a balance between performance and prevent unexpected shutdowns. In all fairness, Apple owed its customers an explanation, and that is exactly what the company has done. Apple has issued an apology for “inadequately communicating battery management practices …

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Older Apple iPhones’ Performance is Likely to be Affected by a Failing Battery

  One thing about conspiracy theory is that however ridiculous it may sound it is sure to get our attention. One such unfounded theory was that Apple slows down your iPhone over time in order to force you to upgrade. It is true that iPhones do get slow after years of usage but it is not the folks at Apple …

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Samsung’s Upcoming Graphene Ball Smartphone Battery Can be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

  Samsung has patented a new technology for enhancing the capacity as well as the charging time of lithium-ion batteries using ‘graphene balls’. Since the last two decades, lithium-ion cells have been the battery of choice when it came to electronics. These days, even electric cars come with such Li-Ion cells. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), the research wing …

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New Gear S2 software update targets battery optimization

Whether the Gear S2 will ever be updated to Tizen 3.0 is unknown (it probably won’t, given it’s two years old at this point), but Samsung is continuing to support it with minor updates, with the latest one having gone live today. The update brings optimization for increased battery life and enhanced security, and that’s about it. Gear S2 gets …

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