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Here's how you should be charging your phone, according to science
 

Here's how you should be charging your phone, according to science

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Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day. But it's partially our fault because we've been charging them wrong this whole time. googletag.cmd.push(function() else if ((widthWindow > = 375) && (widthWindow = 768)...
 
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22 Jul 2016 - General
 
@Ziwei That's so many gadgets. Your electricity bill must be huge! Just wondering though, can't one device replace the kindle, laptop and ipad, all 3? I didn't have a kindle, but I used to have the trouble of carrying my laptop and tablet to work. Then I replaced the laptop with a 2-in-1 notebook. Now I only have to charge one, and my 2 port power bank takes care of the notebook and phone both.
@Marinelle Except for an ipod mini I've had a long time back, I have never used ...
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@Theekshana: Thanks for the link. Will definitely consider them when purchasing. I used to have a Samsung note and it does have a longer battery life than Mac products. But I got rid of it because all my gadgets are mac and are synced. But these days I'm really reconsidering my options when upgrading my gadgets because there are some aspects that I'm dissatisfied at. Other than battery life, I have issues with the quality of Mac cables, software updates, gadget memory and overall product...
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To me, the best way to charge my phone is the way that is most convenient for me with the least disruption to my life. I cannot believe I have to keep thinking about preserving my battery life the whole time because I have many things to charge: My iphone, ipad, Kindle, Laptop, electric shaver, Wireless headphone, fitbit. I am serious that is how many items I have to charge. If I follow that article, I probably have to be a full time professional charger specialist. We have to be flexible in our...
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True. I also used to think, and was told by many of my colleagues that the proper way to use the battery is by letting it drain completely and then charging it fully. Frequent quick charges were said to be bad for the battery, and there was this thing called battery memory. When you do not charge the battery fully, battery registers the endpoint of that charging cycles and the next time it won't charge above that level. Turns out all those things are myths. @Marinelle Found this article that...
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Thanks for the informative article. I am one of those who believe in the notion that you have to charge your electronic devices when it's drained! I've been charging all of my gadgets that way. I thought Apple products have the worst battery life, but after reading this article, perhaps its my charging habits! I'd like to add something. Also check the watts of your charger. Do not use an Ipad charger for a phone because it exceeds the watt requirement of your phone. This makes chargi...
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Thank you for this article Theekshana. It really is frustrating when the phone's battery is drained, and you wanted to do something important. From now on, I won't have to worry if I don't get the 100%. I actually thought that 100% is better. Well, the article proved me wrong. Also, power banks come in handy nowadays and I guess most of us owns at least one of them as we never know when we actually need it -- for emergency purposes mainly. I will be sharing this article to my family ...
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Finding the phone dead when you have to make the most important call ever. Not enough battery to turn on the camera when you need it the most. You're lost in the street but your phone is off so you can't use the navigator. I guess you all have been through these situations and wondered, why the technology that could bring a computer on to your palm couldn't make a battery that can last a day. It is really frustrating to see the battery slowly drying out halfway into the day. Well, he...
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