Solar powered tech charger unveiled at CES

Portable solar power systems maker Goal Zero unveiled at CES on Wednesday a compact and lightweight system that uses solar energy to charge mobile devices.The new Guide 10 Adventure Kit is built to

Published on: January 6th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Powermat drops bulk for wireless iPhone 4 charging

When wireless charging systems for smartphones and other gadgets first came on the scene a couple of years ago, they were cool in concept but rather clumsy in practice. The idea was that

Published on: November 12th, 2010 Valerie Potter

How to get the most out of your Android’s battery life

Android phones can do all sorts of cool stuff, but it's practically inevitable: Some nights, you're left disappointed and wishing your device could last just a little bit longer. (Hey, they say it

Published on: September 21st, 2010 JR Raphael

Hassle free wireless device charging with Duracell’s myGrid

It's often a wonder that the gadgets we use in this world of wireless devices and WiFi networks still need to be tethered by cords in order to get their daily juice. How

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

15 things we don’t know about Apple’s next iPhone

I think we can definitively say that Gizmodo has put a massive crimp in Apple's existing publicity plans for the next iPhone. When Apple announces the phone, the Reality Distortion Field may be

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Harry McCracken

Apple iPad — a dozen tips, tricks and traps

Apple's iPad is comfortable, like your favorite shoes or an old T-shirt. You can use it at a desk or table, or curl up with it on the couch. It's a flexible device

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Know when it’s time to replace your iPhone battery

Apple posted details of its iPad battery replacement service earlier this week. Mind you,the iPad isn't even expected to hit the stores until April 3rd. Perhaps Apple has learned something from the battery

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

How to make your BlackBerry last longer

Ever wondered why your BlackBerry seems to get different battery life than your fellow smartphone users' devices? How long your BlackBerry smartphone lasts on a single charge depends on a variety of factors.

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Al Sacco

7 ways to make your BlackBerry smartphone last longer

Ever wondered why your BlackBerry seems to get different battery life than your fellow smartphone users' devices? How long your BlackBerry smartphone lasts on a single charge depends on a variety of factors.

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Al Sacco

Apple’s roadmap for continued mobile supremacy

Only a few weeks remain of 2009, and thus begins the task of defining new year's resolutions-in this case, we'll be making a list for Apple and the iPhone. Even though the iPhone

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

How to transform your modest netbook into a bold powerhouse

Small, light and extremely portable, netbooks are ideal for computing on the move. But deciding which mini laptop is best for you isn't an easy task - particularly when every choice demands a

Published on: December 2nd, 2009 David Murphy and Carrie-Ann Skinner

iDrain refrain – Users hound Apple over poor iPhone battery life

Reports that Apple's iPhones are draining their batteries so fast that some users can't make it through a workday without recharging likely point to a problem in the new iPhone OS 3.0 software,

Published on: July 7th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

iPhone 3GS will delight first time buyers and upgraders alike

After standing in line at a store for almost an hour on June 19 -- the lines were shorter this year than they were for previous iPhone releases -- I snagged a 32GB

Published on: June 29th, 2009 Michael DeAgonia

18 awesome Palm Pre tips, tricks and shortcuts

I've penned loads of tips and tricks stories for RIM smartphone users. This week, it's time to spread the love. I've barely put down the Palm Pre since it arrived at my desk

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Al Sacco