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5 features we’d love to see on Android phones in 2015

by: Simon HillDecember 5, 2014
As the year draws to a close we take a look at five features that would get us excited about the 2015 class of Android smartphones. Where should Google and the OEMs go next?
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Named and shamed: the worst battery and performance sapping apps

by: Rob TriggsNovember 6, 2014
Battery drain and sluggish bloatware got you down? This list of the biggest culprits could help you restore new life to your smartphone and tablet.
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Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology explained

by: Rob TriggsNovember 6, 2014
Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology promised 75 percent faster charge times that regular smartphones. We examine how the technology works and whether it's possible to reach these peak speeds.
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Potential Beta – Indie app of the day

by: Joe HindyOctober 23, 2014
Today's indie app of the day is Potential Beta. Using this application, you can monitor your battery stats from multiple devices on multiple devices!
 

Do black interfaces really save power on AMOLED displays?

by: Rob TriggsOctober 22, 2014
AMOLED displays are said to drain less power when displaying mostly black and dark images, but is this actually true?
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Galaxy Note 4 gets battery life-extending update

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 13, 2014
Ahead of its release in the US and the UK this week, the Galaxy Note 4 is receiving an update that improves battery life "significantly".
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Android customization – save battery by managing Location services (without root)

by: Jonathan FeistOctober 2, 2014
As a part of Location Services, GPS is a still a major culprit in poor battery life on your Android phone, our Android customization today uses Tasker to get a grip on things. While there is little that can be done without root, we still take a stab at it, what do you think?
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Exynos Galaxy Note 4 outlasts the competition in battery tests

by: Rob TriggsSeptember 29, 2014
The Galaxy Note 4 comes in two SoC options. The Exynos 5433 version features more efficient ARM CPU cores which help boost battery life, according to this test.
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In addition to the ‘standard’ version, should OEMs offer larger battery variants of their flagships?

by: Andrew GrushSeptember 25, 2014
While we continue to see OEMs attempt to improve CPU, display and other specs, battery often gets ignored in favor of slick, thin designs. Would you like to see a larger battery variant for all your favorite flagships, even if it came at the cost of a bulkier design? Vote in our poll and sound off in the comments!
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Sony Xperia Z3 will get you almost 10hrs screen-on time

by: Jonathan FeistSeptember 22, 2014
Sony's claims of the Xperia Z3 providing 2 days of battery life appear to be true, results are showing almost 10 hours of screen-on time from a single charge. Not bad for a 3100mAh battery under a 5.2-inch display.
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