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J.D. Power study allegedly claims 4G phone owners are less satisfied with battery life
Hackers release modified T-Mobile carrier update file to amplify iPhone 5 cellular speeds (jailbreak unnecessary)

Samsung Galaxy S III battery life tests compare favorably

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The crew over at GSMarena have got their hands on Samsung's Galaxy S III smartphone and tested its battery performance. They came away impressed, comparing it to the performance of 31 other handsets in the process. The 2,100mAh battery managed to provide 10 hours and 20 minutes of 3G talk...
Samsung Galaxy S III battery life tests compare favorably
Apple Poised To Keep The “Pro” In MacBook Pro, Says Rumor

Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Mobile Computing

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Researchers at Stanford University have just made a major breakthrough that may impact the technology industry for years to come: they've built a better battery. The project, an attempt to use lithium-sulfur in place of the lithium-ion technology such as is used in batteries today, has been in development since...
Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Mobile Computing
T-Mobile releases carrier update for unlocked iPhone 5s, enables LTE, improved battery performance, and Visual Voicemail support (Updated)
Do smartphone buyers lie about what they want?

iPad owners weigh in: Heat ‘issue’ deemed non-factor

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An overwhelming 98% of new iPad owners are either “very satisfied” (82%) or “somewhat satisfied” (16%) with their Apple tablets, a recent survey conducted by ChangeWave has determined. This is hardly a surprise, and BGR called the slate not one but two steps ahead of its competition when we...
iPad owners weigh in: Heat ‘issue’ deemed non-factor
T-Mobile issues Gingerbread update for Motorola Cliq 2

OS X Mountain Lion users reporting laptop battery life issues

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A number of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners are complaining of battery performance issues after installing Apple's new OS X Mountain Lion, with some reporting their laptops only last half as long as they did on OS X Lion....
OS X Mountain Lion users reporting laptop battery life issues

Apple tops J.D Power smartphone customer satisfaction rankings for the seventh time in a row

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For the seventh time in a row, Apple has topped the J.D Power Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study, beating HTC and Samsung into first place, as consumers increasingly warm to its ease of operation and features. Polling 7,080 smartphone owners, J.D Power’s rankings showed that Apple scored 839 points from a 1,000-point...
Apple tops J.D Power smartphone customer satisfaction rankings for the seventh time in a row

Things That Make You Go Hmm: CES Gets Weird

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International CES 2013 is coming to an end (thank goodness), and it has been a blur of 4K TVs, phablets, mobile processors and more. As I write this, I’m struggling to think of one standout product from the show, but there are few that got my attention. Here are my...
Things That Make You Go Hmm: CES Gets Weird
TestFairy Opens Its Android App Testing Platform To All, Making Even Bad Beta Testers Useful
HTC One for AT&T: the best Android phone yet?

iPhone again takes top spot in J.D. Power satisfaction survey

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For the seventh consecutive time, Apple has ranked highest among smartphone manufacturers in customer satisfaction, according to J.D. Power and Associates. The Cupertino-based company achieved a rating of 839 out of 1,000 possible points; the iPhone’s ease of use, features, physical design and battery life propelled the handset to...
iPhone again takes top spot in J.D. Power satisfaction survey
Nokia Lumia 920 WP8 update rolling out with camera, Bluetooth, and battery improvements

F.A.A. Gives Boeing The Go-Ahead For Dreamliner Test Flight

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The airline manufacturer will be able to check the in-air battery performance a month after the grounding of all 787s worldwide. Boeing has been given the thumbs-up by the F.A.A. to start in-flight testing of its Li-Ion batteries on its 787 aircraft. The news is a fillip for the...
F.A.A. Gives Boeing The Go-Ahead For Dreamliner Test Flight

Google updates Chrome, brings better power management

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Google today released the latest stable version of its Chrome browser, which improves on the browser's performance when rendering GPU-accelerated video. According to Google, the improvements in this version bring 25 percent better battery performance when GPU-accelerated video decoding is enabled. The update also gives users greater control over website...
Google updates Chrome, brings better power management

Nokia's Lumia 800 firmware update juices handsets, banishes battery issues

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Still holding out on Nokia to squash any lingering battery bugs lurking inside your Lumia 800's beautiful shell? For some of you, today's your lucky day, as Espoo's just released a fresh batch of bits, which bring "significant improvements in battery performance and power management." We've seen version 1600.2487.8107...
Nokia's Lumia 800 firmware update juices handsets, banishes battery issues

Pics show off Lenovo P770 with 3500mAh battery

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Lenovo appears to be targeting battery performance as a main selling feature for its forthcoming P770 smartphone, packing a battery into the handset that may top every other competitor on the market. Images emerged online today showing the P770 with a 3500mAh battery, well beyond that seen in most comparable...
Pics show off Lenovo P770 with 3500mAh battery

AT&T announces HTC One X LTE available May 6th for $199/contract

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AT&T just announced that the HTC One X will be available for pre-order on April 22nd with availability May 6th.  The LTE flagship HTC device will also have, Sense 4.0 and Beats by Dre Audio and “long-lasting battery performance to accommodate heavy mobile use”. Related articles HTC One X...
AT&T announces HTC One X LTE available May 6th for $199/contract

All the biggest surprises from today's iPhone 5 event

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Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 5 event is finally behind us, and the company’s next-generation smartphone is probably just over a week away from becoming the fastest-selling iPhone yet. Now that the new iPhone is official, the phone’s key specs are confirmed: it will feature a 4-inch display, a new processor...
All the biggest surprises from today's iPhone 5 event
AT&T to launch HTC One X on April 22nd for $199.99
Nexus 7 crushes Kindle Fire’s battery performance, says iFixit

Lenovo K800's initial benchmark scores look promising, but not ambitious

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If Lenovo's sticking to its promise, it should only be another two months maximum before its Medfield-powered K800 smartphone debuts in China. Until then, we won't know the full potential of the 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 powering Ice Cream Sandwich, but we do have the next best thing for now:...
Lenovo K800's initial benchmark scores look promising, but not ambitious
Samsung Galaxy Nexus now available for just 1¢

Satisfaction, Thy Name Is iPhone

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Here’s a data point sure to get prominent mention during Apple’s next big media event. The iPhone has once again claimed the top ranking in J.D. Power’s semiannual smartphone satisfaction study. For the seventh consecutive time. The iPhone scored 839 out of 1,000 possible points. That’s a point more than...
Satisfaction, Thy Name Is iPhone

The new iPad has 10-hour battery life, is 0.6mm thicker and 0.67lbs heavier

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Apple just finished its iPad 3 presentation at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and now we have full tech specs, among which the new Retina Display is its defining feature. But what about the little things? Per pre-event rumors and whispers, the new iPad is a tad...
The new iPad has 10-hour battery life, is 0.6mm thicker and 0.67lbs heavier

Google’s new Latitude Leaderboards suggest gamified check-ins are coming to Google+

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Google’s recent update to Google Maps for Android hit the Market with a small changelog of bug fixes and improvements to battery performance, but the search giant also appears to have added a new gaming element to its Latitude location service. The new update sees Latitude Leaderboards quietly launch within the...
Google’s new Latitude Leaderboards suggest gamified check-ins are coming to Google+

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Gets Early Benchmark Numbers

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Qualcomm mobile systems-on-a-chip (SoC) power many of the smartphones and tablets on the market today, and that’s why the upcoming Snapdragon S4 part is such a bug deal. This chip has a complete core redesign using Qualcomm’s custom ARM-compatible Krait core and speedy Adreno 225 GPU. Some early graphical benchmarks...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Gets Early Benchmark Numbers
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