Tagged: battery life
battery percentage in the status bar, however it seems this may be something that arrives with a future update to Kit Kat. As it turns out, the battery percentage readout has been discovered hidden in Android 4.4, though, there are some quirks with the current implementation.
Nexus 5 appears to have lots to offer. Aside from being the first handset to run Android 4.4 Kit Kat, there is also a 5-inch Full HD display, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with optical image stabilization, LTE network support and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The handset also has a 2300 mAh battery, which looks like it will be getting a boost courtesy of Qualcomm.
ready to start mass producing curved batteries, which will apparently power their new Galaxy Round smartphone. That device, which is technically the first curved smartphone this year, had a 2,800mAh battery on board. The LG G Flex, by comparison, had an appropriately sized 3,500mAh battery packed in.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon BatteryGuru app, now at version 2.0, seeks to help users do just that by not making them think about it at all.
News out of South Korea suggests their new Exynos chipset will be a incredible 14nm, which would bring a host of desired features for mobile devices.
has many fans of the Note franchise excited. A revamped device which promises to improve on it’s predecessor is always a good thing, but the Note 3 might have a few issues. While that big ‘ol battery is nice, it has it’s disadvantages as well.
battery exploding in a smartphone or tablet, even catching fire. It seems to happen for no reason, and is really obscure. We can’t even point to one type of device or battery that is susceptible, aside from knock-off batteries.
Intel has struggled with the mobile markets, but their new chip today aims to fix that. Earlier this year Intel released their new Haswell 4th gen processors which finally brought serious power and battery life to laptops and ultrabooks. Today they company announced their new hybrid chip for laptops and tablets both called Bay Trail, which they hope can deliver the same boost to mobile devices.
HTC have some pretty big plans for the rest of 2013. With Robert Downey Jr. set to spruce up HTC and their latest "Here's To Change" campaign, followed by a rumored HTC One Max smartphone, it should be an exciting few months. The 5.9-inch phablet is set to arrive in Q4 of this year, and we have a few suggestions on what it must have to be successful.