Smartphone? Get Your Battery Life Extended

Like so many others I really like my iPhone except for the fact that I am tied to a charger. There are ways and means around this however as suggested by the following article from the New York Times via The Age. Coincidentally The Age also carried a column this week dealing specifically with how to extend the life of the iPhone battery, (the main article referred to in this post is more generic of any phone running a lithium ion battery. The main problem I have with these suggestions however is the need to enable and then disable settings so often but then again maybe I’m just lazy.

If you’re a recent convert to smartphones, you’re probably still discovering all the amazing things your BlackBerry, Android phone or iPhone can do. But one thing you most likely found out right away: The more you do, the shorter your phone’s battery lasts.

While a standard mobile phone’s charge can go three days or more, many smartphone owners are dismayed to learn that their new toy requires charging every 24 hours, or even more often. Whether you’re using a laptop or a smartphone, the devices can be tweaked to get the most out of its lithium-ion batteries.

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One Response to Smartphone? Get Your Battery Life Extended

  1. Sue Waters says:

    Or the other option is my girlfriend has a portable battery charger for her iphone that is small and she carries it in her bag.

    So whenever it gets low and she is out about she just attaches her iphone — presto is charged.

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