iOS 5.0.1 update, has your battery life improved?

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When Apple’s new iPhone 4S smartphone officially released on October 14th, along with it, came the new iOS 5 OS. Despite it’s arrival offering over 200 new features to the user, it became apparent fairly quickly that many were experiencing low battery with the phone, along with other problems such … [Read more...]

iPhone 4S battery life: No one solution

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Since the new iPhone 4S from Apple arrived on 14th October, users of the smartphone have been complaining of the handset’s poor battery life as well as overheating problems. Forums had been set up for consumers, which Apple has now acknowledged. Despite a new iOS 5 beta 5.0.1 version update being … [Read more...]

iPhone 4S battery joked, software update possible?

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The Apple iPhone 4S and its battery-draining saga continues guys. Already reported by us here at OSM, it seems that many of you are still heading onto Apple forums to air your handset problem, along with feelings of disappointment and frustration. Despite Apple’s iPhone 4S pumping out another … [Read more...]

More iPhone 4S tests: Battery life draining fast

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Apple can again be congratulated for its new iPhone 4S handset, but despite its new features such as Siri voice recognition, 8 megapixel camera with face detection and the new iOS 5 OS, users have still been complaining about the phone’s lack of battery life. Just this week, we have brought you … [Read more...]

Overheated Devices In The Past: Jelly Batteries Prevent?

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Without even realizing it our lives have been taken over by the need to power virtually everything that we use from day to day. The problem arises when these items cannot be connected to the supply from our wall sockets. This is where batteries take charge, by powering our devices free from the … [Read more...]

T-Mobile “Massive Battery Draining”: G2 Issue, You Affected?

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Have you currently got an Android handset working on T-Mobile's network? If so we would be interested to hear what? As you'll be aware, there are a huge number of smartphones on the current market and many in the pipeline, with one such question many consumers want to know and that's how much … [Read more...]

MacBook Model Battery “At Risk” To Hacking: Here’s How

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We knew by our readers' comments that the refreshed MacBook Air 2011 devices were a huge talking point and finally this week, came the news that many had been waiting on, new official models, specs and pricing. The four models being retailed will include a base and top ended 11.6-inch and bigger … [Read more...]

Galaxy S2 Amoled Display: Battery Life Upped By Simple Measures

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Samsung's newest edition smartphone, that of the Galaxy S2 is causing a huge amount of attention, and along the way we have tried to give you snippets of information as and when they come in, such as today with news of a new Galaxy S2 dual-core advertisement. Comparisons have been made to new … [Read more...]

Kindle vs Nook: Battery Life Made Known, Winner?

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Here at OSM we cover a wide range of devices within the tech world. Be it a smartphone, tablet, TV, Blu-Ray player, laptop, the latest headphones and so on. But although we have covered on numerous occasions, the electronic reader such as the Amazon Kindle or Barnes and Noble Nook, do they really … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S2: Accessorize In Sound And Upped Battery

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News surrounding the new Samsung Galaxy S2 has been rife on the internet, with many of our readers showing a huge interest in the handset. With some impressive specs including the dual-core 1.2GHz processor and big 8 megapixel camera, it will no doubt be a handset to be reckoned with. … [Read more...]

HTC EVO 3D And Sensation Battery Issue Solved

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HTC along with its current and forthcoming devices is definitely hotting up the mobile phone market. Just recently, the HTC Thunderbolt despite delays on releasing, has proved to be an exceptional handset, the only downside as some of our readers have commented on, is that of the poor battery life. … [Read more...]

iPad 2 vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer: Battle Of The Battery

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With the official release of Apple's iPad 2 underway in the UK, many customers have been left with mixed feelings. For those of you who tried to order from 1 am GMT this morning, you may have experienced problems with either an error message or trying to pay for your device, and to add insult to … [Read more...]

HTC Thunderbolt Battery Unfulfilment: Your Thoughts

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Officially last week on the 17th March, the HTC Thunderbolt finally arrived, even though its fair to say, a large percentage of you were disappointed with the constant release delays. On the whole the new HTC has lived up to its high expectations, although as with many new devices, it has … [Read more...]

iOS 4.3 Update: Battery Life Issues Reported- How about you?

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The latest Apple software update, iOS 4.3, was released only a week or so ago and yet there seem to be a few issues with the new operating system. We have already reported on some graphics issues for the iPod touch 4th generation and now it seems some users are reporting a worsened battery life on … [Read more...]

iPhone 5 “Minimum” Battery Life: LTE, Larger Screen & More Contribute

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Even though we are in the early part of March, a lot has already happened since the start of the year. Following on from the CES show and Mobile World Congress, plenty of smartphone and tablet devices have been showcased and subsequently on their way to us in the coming months. One such device is … [Read more...]

Lenovo T420 ThinkPad vs MacBook Pro vs Sony VAIO S: Battle Of The Battery

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Just yesterday we reported on news of company Lenovo updating their current range of laptops. Although we saw a handful at CES in January, its the ThinkPad series that has been addressed and in particular the T420. … [Read more...]

Lenovo T Series ThinkPad: All Day Battery Life Impresses

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Back in January when CES 2011 rocked our worlds with a multitude of new devices, Lenovo threw a collection of laptops into the fire. But now the flames have all but burnt out, Lenovo has seen fit to address its ThinkPad range of models T, L and W. … [Read more...]

Dell Rosemount 10-inch Tablet: Removable Battery, Remote Wipe & More

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In a tablet market which developers are finding increasingly more competitive, a device is needed that will offer something a little different from the rest. Bring on the Dell Rosemount Windows 7 tablet. I have to say I really didn’t know much about this tablet, as lets face it, most of the recent … [Read more...]

MWC 2011: Umeox Apollo- Android & Solar Charger

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Dont you just hate it when your phone dies on you at the wrong time, because of poor battery life or just the fact you forgot to charge it? Well Umeox's new Apollo smartphone has a built in solar charger, which means that it can simply charge itself from exposure to sunlight. Umeox are similar … [Read more...]

Verizon iPhone 4 Teardown: Smaller Battery Than GSM

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The Verizon iPhone 4 will finally be released on Thursday and among our recent posts on this long-awaited phone are the fact that it smashed first-day pre-order sales at Verizon, the story of an early first delivery, and also a ponder over some compelling reasons not to buy it yet but maybe to wait … [Read more...]

iPad Contender “BlackBerry Playbook”: Increased Juice Life

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Since the middle of last year, Research in Motion's offering into the tablet world the “BlackBerry PlayBook,” has received a huge amount of attention. Questions have been asked as to how it will fair against other competitors such as Apple's popular iPad or Samsung's Galaxy Tab? Coupled with this, … [Read more...]

Nintendo 3DS: Battery Life 3 To 5 Hours - Are You Impressed?

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For anyone unaware, the Nintendo 3DS is going to be the worlds first major handheld glasses-free 3D games console. We have already reported on its expected release date being January 19th and how there is an advisory that has been posted for users, especially those under the age of 6 … [Read more...]

Extend Your iPhone’s Battery Life With Mophie’s “Juice Pack Air” Case

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If you are one of a number of iPhone mobile users, that find yourself just about to phone out or text someone and then your phone dies on you, then do not despair, as Mophie are here! It seems their new concept the “Juice Pack Air” is about to change this. … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S Power Pack: Why?

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We recently gave you news of unlock codes for the Samsung Galaxy S and there's more news today that may interest those of you with Samsung Galaxy S series phones as in a German newsletter the new Galaxy S Power Pack EBB-U10 has been revealed. It’s a pack designed for your Galaxy S with a battery … [Read more...]