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How to save power on your laptop with Windows. How to increase the autonomy of your Android smartphone or iPhone. How to charge your devices.

What is Battery Saver (Power Saving)? Turn it on or off on Android devices

All Android smartphones and tablets have a battery-saving feature that you can activate manually or automatically to give you a little more time until the battery discharges completely. This feature has different names (Battery Saver, Power Saving, Power Saving...

How to protect your smartphone’s battery

If you recently bought an expensive Android flagship or the newest iPhone, you naturally want to take care of it as much as possible. You buy a screen protector, a case, and you try not to drop it. But what about protecting its battery so that it lasts longer? Charging the smartphone...

How to tell if your smartphone's battery is dying

If you are reading this article, it’s probably because your smartphone is acting up or you’re worried that its battery is nearing the end of its life. And you have good reason to worry about the longevity of smartphone batteries. No matter how well you treat your mobile device,...

Can I carry power banks while traveling by plane?

If you’re planning a vacation, a business meeting abroad, or just a short weekend trip, you’ll probably want to get some of your electronic devices with you. Things like a laptop, a camera, your smartphone, and maybe, just maybe, a power bank or two. But did you know that some...

How to show the battery percentage on Android smartphones

If, like us, you check the battery level on your Android smartphone very often, displaying the battery percentage on the home screen and the lock screen is a must. Luckily, the steps involved to always display the remaining battery life are not complicated. This tutorial illustrates...

How to show the battery percentage on the iPhone and iPad

Are you wondering how to display the battery percentage on your new iPhone 12 or iPhone 13? Or maybe you bought a used iPhone, and you can’t locate the battery percentage information? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we describe how to turn on the battery...

How to open Windows Mobility Center (11 ways)

The Windows Mobility Center is a lesser-known tool that exists in all modern Windows versions. The app is designed with laptop users in mind. However, it works just as well on Windows tablets and hybrid devices, and it gives access to features and settings for controlling...

How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

From the very beginning, laptop manufacturers have included special function keys on their keyboards, offering users quick and easy access to common tasks. However, each manufacturer’s idea of what would be useful was unique, so there was no consistency from brand to brand....

Windows 10's Airplane mode: 3 ways to turn it Off or On!

If you are a mobile user who travels a lot, you need a way to work or have fun while flying. Luckily, like a smartphone, Windows 10 has a feature called Airplane mode. You can turn it on to use your laptop or tablet while flying, and disable it when you no longer need it....

What does TDP mean? How should you interpret this term?

You may have come across the term TDP when looking to buy a computer processor, a new laptop, or even a new motherboard. If you read reviews on the internet, you've probably seen some writers mention TDP values as either good or bad. Did you think that TDP is how...

How to activate the Hibernate option in Windows 10

When you open the Power menu in Windows 10, you see the options for Sleep, Shut Down, and Restart. What if you want to add the Hibernate option to this menu? To use this feature, you have to activate it manually. That's why, in this guide, we...

How to turn on and off the battery saver in Windows 10

We all want to use our mobile devices without worrying about the battery life. But, because this is impossible, we need to use the power conservation technologies provided by our operating systems. If you are using a laptop or tablet with Windows 10, and you don't want to run out of...

Fast charging standards: How many are there? How are they different?

Many smartphones offer support for fast charging technologies. By using them, our smartphones can charge a lot quicker than older smartphones could. That can only be a good thing considering how fast modern processors have become and how much energy our smartphones need....

Sony CP-AD2M4 charger review: charge multiple devices safely

Charging your mobile devices has become a difficult task at home, at the office and even more so on the road. The Sony CP-AD2M4 charger gives you the ability to charge multiple devices safely. Finding an electrical outlet for every charger that comes with every device you have can be...

2 ways to see which Windows 10 apps drain the most battery

Most smartphones and tablets offer ways of finding out which apps drain their batteries. However, Windows devices did not have this feature in the past, and there was no easy way to discover which apps consumed the most power on our laptops or tablets. However, newer versions of...

What is and how to disable Peak Performance Capability on iPhones

The iPhones that are running new versions of iOS include a power management feature that protects them from shutting down unexpectedly. It is called Peak Performance Capability, and it is automatically enabled if the battery cannot deliver the required amount of power during...

How to shut down or restart Windows 10 laptops, tablets, and PCs (10 methods)

When you finish your Windows 10 session, and you need to either close your device or restart it because of a software update, Windows 10 offers many options to do so. No matter the reason, we'll show you ten different ways you can shut down or restart your Windows 10 device. The...