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DU Battery Saver Review: Feature-filled life saver

Gone are the days when you'd be worried about whether your smartphone or tablet can run an app or game. These days, you're more worried about whether your devices will last long enough for you to get home and plug in. Battery technology hasn't exactly progressed by leaps and bounds unlike other smartphone components. And, aside from hoping for bigger batteries or using power packs in an emergency, users are left with no other option than to make sure that their devices aren't consuming more power than absolutely necessary. Luckily for us, Baidu's got our backs with DU Battery Saver.

Oukitel K10000 images leaked, brace yourself for its 10,000 mAh battery

While big tech companies are trying to put 4000 mAh batteries in their latest smartphones, an obscure brand named Oukitel is preparing a model packed with some 10,000 mAh battery. That's more than twice than the large battery already found in the Lenovo P70, Acer Liquid X2, or the ASUS ZenFone 2 4GB RAM, and the Cyanogen-powered ZUK Z1 with its 4xxx mAh battery. And oh, who could forget the Gionee Marathon M3 boasting a 5,000 mAh battery.

LG Chem intros new Hexagon battery for smartwatches

After South Korean giant Samsung announcing that it's working on a new battery technology with double capacity, here comes its rival LG also with a new battery technology. This time though, LG Chem's offering is a smaller battery that is ideal to be used on future smartwatches. This is LG's entry into the relatively new industry of small batteries for wearables.

Scientists invent lithium ion battery overheating detection “system”

Every time you would see a news item about the battery of a smartphone or laptop burning up or even exploding during overheating, you get a little paranoid about your own devices. But what if someday, you would be assured that your battery itself would warn you that it is on the brink of being on dangerous heat levels? That is what scientists from Stanford University have been able to come up with now, a smart lithium ion battery that will give users enough warning before it overheats or even bursts into flames.

Xiaomi Mi store opens its virtual doors June 1

There is no shortage of accessories for Android devices on the market today. There are hoards of places where you can buy things like headphones, ear buds, external batteries, and other products to make your smartphone more enjoyable. If you are in the US, UK, France, or Germany you will soon have a new online location where you can get accessories.

Samsung developing denser batteries, slimmer camera modules

This is not a surprise, if you guys know what I mean. Samsung should be doing research in these areas, given the trend of ever-increasing battery capacity and the “slimming down” of devices. We are talking about Samsung looking into denser batteries (that means higher capacity to you), and slimmer camera modules (which means slimmer devices overall).

New tech captures wasted phone energy, translates to 30% more battery charge

Researchers from the Ohio State University are ready to bring out some new technology which will address the ever-growing problem of battery life in mobile devices, particularly in smartphones. The new technology doesn’t have a proper name yet, but what it does is capture the phone’s wasted energy and gives your battery 30% more charge per use. Now tell me if there’s anyone out there who doesn’t want that?

Lollipop-powered Gionee M5 packs two batteries inside

Aside from the 23MP camera-toting Gionee Elife E8, Gionee has recently submitted another device for TENAA certification. Gionee has just showed off the Gionee M5, an Android smartphone that packs two powerful batteries. This is one unique smartphone because of its battery life that can last longer than usual. Model follows the ELIFE S7 phone introduced back in March at the Mobile World Congress.
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