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iOS 6.1 Update May Be Causing iPhone Battery Woes iOS 6.1 Update May Be Causing iPhone Battery Woes

iOS 6.1 went out to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users at the end of January. The update added LTE capabilities to 36 more iPhone carriers and 23 more iPad carriers around the world. That’s all well and good, but …

Chrome Update Saves Windows Users Battery Life, Privacy Chrome Update Saves Windows Users Battery Life, Privacy

Google pushed anew Chrome stable release today, potentially saving Windows users battery life. “We recently enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows,” the company said in a blog post. “Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer’s …

Mountain Lion May Be Hurting Your MacBook’s Battery Life Mountain Lion May Be Hurting Your MacBook’s Battery Life
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Mountain Lion broke all kinds of records when it was released and is now on millions of Macs. It was only a matter of time, however, before somebody found a problem. Mac OS X is generally pretty solid, but a …

Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads

Recently, we talked about how there are security risks associated with some mobile apps, not because of the app itself, but because of the ad module that runs within free apps to generate revenue. Now, we find that these same …

iPhone Battery Life Still A Problem After iOS 5.0.1 Update iPhone Battery Life Still A Problem After iOS 5.0.1 Update
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Yesterday, Apple released the first update to iOS 5 to users, with the promise that it would solve those nagging issues regarding quick battery drain in the iPhone 4S. The update, iOS 5.0.1, was released to developers a little while …

iOS 5.0.1 Released To Users, Promises To Solve Battery Life Issues iOS 5.0.1 Released To Users, Promises To Solve Battery Life Issues

Apple has just released their first update to iOS 5 to users, and it promises to, among other things, fix the bugs that were causing rapid battery suck for some iPhone 4S owners. Earlier this month, Apple finally acknowledged that …

Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problem, Tries Fix With iOS 5.0.1 Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problem, Tries Fix With iOS 5.0.1
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Although the iPhone 4S’ debut weekend smashed sales records and the phone continues to do very well, that doesn’t mean that everything is perfect in iPhone land. One of the biggest issues plaguing the new device is the battery suck …