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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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Watch only mode on the Gear S3 and Gear Sport can extend battery life by 40 days!

The Gear S3 got a major update today in the form of the Value Pack update, which bumps the software on the watch to Tizen 3.0 and brings it on par with the Gear Sport (read our review here). There’s a lot of new stuff on Tizen 3.0, including a Watch only mode that disables all functionality and makes the …

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Snapchat drains battery! Here is How you can fix it

Is snapchat app drains battery so fast on your iphone or Android? The social network of ephemeral photos has some hidden settings. So you don’t run out of battery or data. Snapchat in 2016 ended surviving the constant struggle of their battles against social network giants Instagram and Facebook. Their latest punch was adding group chats and Prisma-style filters, but …

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