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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.

Fast charger

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

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.05.2022
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. Unfortunately, there are a lot of different...
Battery status

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

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 16.05.2022
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 Mode) depending on the device, Android version, and manufacturer. If you...
Battery status

How to protect your smartphone’s battery

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 05.05.2022
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...
Battery status

How to tell if your smartphone's battery is dying

  • misc
  • Tudor Dan
  • 28.04.2022
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, eventually,...
Power bank

Can I carry power banks while traveling by plane?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.03.2022
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...
Battery status

How to show the battery percentage on Android smartphones

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 21.02.2022
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 turn on...
iPhone 13 Pro Max

How to show the battery percentage on the iPhone and iPad

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 18.02.2022
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...
Windows Mobility Center

How to open Windows Mobility Center (11 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.03.2021
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 the battery, the display...
Windows Mobility Center

How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 26.02.2021
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. Microsoft has built the Windows Mobility Center...
Airplane mode

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

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 19.02.2020
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...
CPU

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

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.10.2019
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...
Power options

How to activate the Hibernate option in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 03.09.2019
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 will give you...
Power mode

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

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.07.2019
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...
Sony CP-AD2M4

Sony CP-AD2M4 charger review: charge multiple devices safely

  • review
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 13.03.2019
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...
Battery settings

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

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.01.2019
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 Windows 10...
Smartphone battery

What is and how to disable Peak Performance Capability on iPhones

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 24.01.2019
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 various tasks. If you want to learn...