Tag Archives: life

Samsung Says PenTile Helps Your Loved Ones (Phones) Live Longer

When the Galaxy SIII was announced, many were disappointed that the Super AMOLED HD screen being used was still using the PenTile matrix layout. However, it may actually be a very good thing. Samsung has stated that AMOLED screens using the PenTile matrix last longer than AMOLED screens using the standard RGB stripe layout. With AMOLED technology,… Read more

Would you sacrifice battery life for a free app?

One of the biggest problems Android has faced is issues with battery life. No matter how much people hate to admit, it’s a known fact that most Android phones can’t make it through the day. Now this doesn’t apply to all handsets (although it does to just about any HTC handset running Sense), but we’re sure most owners would like to get the most out of their… Read more

Maximize the HTC Thunderbolt Battery

If you saw our HTC Thunderbolt review video a few days ago you’ve likely already noted that one of the weakest points of this device is its pitiful battery life. Sporting a slightly dissapointing 1400mAh battery, it’s no surprise that the Thunderbolt’s 4.3” screen, 1GHz processor, 4G connectivity and other high end hardware and software leave… Read more

15 Hour Battery with SetCPU

Are you a smartphone users who often dreams of an all-day battery life with constant use? If you’re reading this, most likely yes. Do most smartphones have batteries large enough to carry 12 hours of juice? Nope. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of high end smartphones out there that boast 1700mAH and 1900mAH batteries, yet the devices… Read more

MKB Reviews: Itching Thumb

Itching thumb, despite its awkward name, is a really intuitive task switching application for Android. With either a double tap of the home button or a long hold of the search key you can activate it and begin making your way around its refreshing new interface. This application is perfect for people who often find themselves switching between open… Read more