Nowadays, our generation has experienced phenomenal upgrades when it comes to technology.The upgrades we’ve got in smartphones are major reflections of this growth. They’re getting bigger, slimmer, light and eventually more smarter. But, the heart of this device is always a concern… So let’s talk about batteries! The No. of ‘mAh’ you carry won’t matter, as there’ll be a time when you’ll be running out of power! 1. Turn off all the automatic activities Turn off auto brightness, for example, to off the load from sensors Turn off auto updates, to ensure no background activities are running Turn off voice activation for your assistants 2.Read More →

All laptops are different, however, they usually share similarities when it comes to taking out the main battery. If you are replacing a laptop battery, you can insert the new battery after removing the old battery. Note: Many ultrabook laptops have batteries that are not accessible from the outside of the laptop. Removing the battery will require the help of a repair technician to open the laptop. Easily replace battery, Follow these steps: Turn off your laptop and disconnect the AC adapter. Release the latch or other attachment devices that hold your battery in place. Slide the old battery out of its compartment or storage bay. Take the replacement batteryRead More →

Did you just get a laptop but the AC adapter is not included and you are always chewing through batteries? This guide will go through the basics of choosing a power supply that matches your device. What is an AC adapter? Basically, it converts your mains power AC 110-240V AC into a smaller usually DC voltage that your small device needs to operate. Often these are required for charging or powering battery operated devices. A look at your typical device By far the easiest way is to check if your device has a specific power adapter already available, this takes the guess work out ofRead More →

The three most popular battery chemistries have very special qualities each. I’ll start with the oldest first.   Nickel Cadmium  Nicad batteries are very robust. They are good for working in extreme environments, such as cold or hot weather. They also have a longer life cycle than NiMH or Li-ion, with about 700-1000 life cycles. They are very robust for high output deep discharge applications. On the downside, they have a charging problem called the “memory effect”. That is, if they don’t get completely charged after each use, they will potentially only charge up to the last highest charge. This can shorten the lifespan of theRead More →

Laptops have an advantage over smaller electronics when it comes to the battery. They have more room to put a power source in a laptop than phones or portable media players. But as applications become increasingly demanding and your work requires more and more mobility, it’s very possible that your laptop battery still isn’t up to snuff. Try these tips to prolong your battery life. Can you make it through the work day on a single charge? Keep your laptop battery cool. Battery power saps more quickly when the battery is hot. Keep vents clear and don’t put your laptop on a pillow or otherRead More →

Use the battery until you charge it. When it’s fully charged unplug it and your battery will last longer, and, give better performance. Clean your desk. It sounds strange, but if you have a dusty, dirty desk, that dust will get into the vents and clog the cooling fan. Once the dust is inside your laptop, it is much harder to remove. You can try blasting it out with canned air, but you run the risk of damaging internal components. You can also remove the vent and clean out the grit, but remember that taking apart your laptop can void the warranty. So clean yourRead More →