Handset manufacturers have been attempting to keep stagnation at bay with water resistance devices, new build materials, and various gimmicks this generation, but late-2014 and 2015 flagships could take us back to a more traditional hardware arms race. Join us as we take a look at what to expect from hardware in late-2014 and into 2015.
This summer, don’t let battery life anxiety ruin your holiday. Power packs are one solution, and the web is full of options, though few are as nicely designed as Tylt’s.
The Energi 2K is the “Worlds Most Affordable Wall Charger with Battery by TYLT,” but is that good enough for you? Other chargers and power packs might be a better fit for you.
The LG G3 has awed the industry with its 5.5-inch QHD display, but many fear for the effect this will have in battery life. Is there reason to worry?
The Breett 10000 mAh Power Bank is currently being offered on Amazon for just $14.99, 70% off the list price!
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a fairly sizable 2800mAh battery, however there will still be times when you need to recharge on the move. To that end Brando has released a 4800mAh power jacket for the Galaxy S5.
An Israeli startup is developing a technology that will make it possible to charge a smartphone in 30 seconds. Commercial deployment is expected within three years.
Samsung is reportedly going to fit authorization chips into accessories like wireless chargers, battery packs, and smart covers. The move may impact the unofficial accessories market and increase costs for end users.
Korean website Playwares did some interesting tests revealing that, when it comes to battery life, the Note 3 (SM-900, Exynos 5420) is a bit inconsistent, depending on how you utilize it.
Incidents of batteries that catch fire, swell, or even explode happen regularly. Samsung wants to prevent them with a new type of solid-state battery that’s not only fireproof, but also flexible and resistant to mechanical shocks.