Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Uncategorized | Saturday August 2 2014 7:48 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

The anticipated iPhone 6 could come with a 2,100mAh battery, says an industry analyst, exceeding the 1,560mAh battery in the iPhone 5S.

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost


Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Apple iPhone 6 battery may get a power boost

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Uncategorized | Wednesday July 16 2014 11:36 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Buried within this Kickstarter campaign is the product iPhone users really want: a MagSafe-style charging cable.

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point


Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Fund this? Cabin magnetic battery sled misses the point

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Friday March 21 2014 10:05 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Does a battery pack case plus extra flash storage sound too good to be true? The Mophie Space Pack might be one of the best iPhone accessories ever seen.

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)


Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: iPhone battery case plus extra storage is a killer combo (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: Battery pack that also amps your iPhone’s storage (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Monday January 13 2014 12:06 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Mophie Space Pack: Battery pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

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Nestled among the many, many iPhone accessories at CES 2014 was one that could be one of the most useful of all: the Mophie Space Pack, a battery pack case for the iPhone 5 and 5S with an additional 16 or 32GB of storage. If you consider that battery life and extra storage space are two of the biggest problems with using an iPhone exclusively as a camera, the Space Pack is perhaps the best (more…)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhone’s storage (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Saturday January 4 2014 9:21 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

(Credit: Scott Stein/CNET)

Nestled among the many, many iPhone accessories at CES 2014 was one that could be one of the most useful of all: the Mophie Space Pack, a battery pack case for the iPhone 5 and 5s with an additional 16 or 32GB of storage. If you consider that battery life and extra storage space are two of the biggest problems with using an iPhone exclusively as a camera, the Space Pack is perhaps the best (more…)

Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery: A tiny arcade snap-on case for iPhone and iPod (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Tuesday November 19 2013 5:13 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery: A tiny arcade snap-on case for iPhone and iPod (hands-on)

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Are you ready for iOS gaming to evolve to accept buttons? The long-rumored Logitech iOS game controller, the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery, is finally official and is available to order today for $99.99. And yes, it does look exactly like we expected. I got a chance to play with one myself at CNET’s offices to learn a little more about it.

Games in the App Store are already (more…)

Prong PocketPlug hands-on: The case of the missing battery

Uncategorized | Wednesday October 2 2013 6:46 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Prong PocketPlug hands-on: The case of the missing battery

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Last month I wrote a preview of the Prong PocketPlug, an iPhone case that can plug right into a wall socket. In other words, no more carrying around an AC adapter and charge cable.

I liked the idea, but had a few concerns. Now that I’ve had a few days to test-plug the PocketPlug, I can safely say that my concerns were justified. In my opinion this is not a good product.

Make no mistake, (more…)

What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

Uncategorized | Friday August 2 2013 9:33 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

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We’re on a countdown until the inevitable Next iPhone , a moment that feels far less anticipated than last year. In 2012 we had the iPhone 5 casting a shadow of mystery: a rumored design revamp, the curiosity surrounding the first post-Steve Jobs iPhone , plus overdue features: namely, LTE and a larger screen. This year, we have rumors of slightly better cameras, colored cases, and maybe a fingerprint (more…)

Apple seeks patent to beef up mobile-device battery life

Uncategorized | Friday July 19 2013 7:01 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Apple seeks patent to beef up mobile-device battery life

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Those of us craving better battery life from our mobile devices could see help from an Apple invention outlined in a patent application.

Published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent dubbed “Power management for electronic devices” suggests key ways to save or reduce the power consumed by your phone or tablet.

Your mobile device could monitor its own activity (more…)

Some iOS 6.1.3 users hit by battery drain and Wi-Fi issues

Uncategorized | Saturday March 23 2013 12:09 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Some iOS 6.1.3 users hit by battery drain and Wi-Fi issues

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Another iOS update, another round of complaints.

Released last week, Apple ‘s iOS 6.1.3 was designed to fix a security hole that let someone access the iPhone by sneaking past the lock screen. But the update also seems to have plagued some users with other problems, according to blog site Gotta Be Mobile.

The persistent battery drain rears its ugly head again with (more…)

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