App uses Samsung Galaxy camera cutouts as battery level

[ad_1] Update, September 3, 2019 (04:00 PM ET): The app described below now works on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 family of smartphones. You’ll need to install a different version of the app-specific for Note 10 phones, though. The app is free. To get the Note 10 variant of Energy Ring, click the button below. If […]

Nokia kills off controversial battery tool in favor of Adaptive Battery

[ad_1] Adaptive Battery shipped with Android Pie, using machine learning and other techniques to balance performance and battery life. Now, HMD Global has confirmed that it’s ditched a controversial battery management tool in favor of Google’s solution on its Nokia phones. In a post on the Nokia Phones Community forum (h/t: r/android), HMD revealed that […]

Nokia kills off controversial battery tool in favor of Adaptive Battery

[ad_1] Adaptive Battery shipped with Android Pie, using machine learning and other techniques to balance performance and battery life. Now, HMD Global has confirmed that it’s ditched a controversial battery management tool in favor of Google’s solution on its Nokia phones. In a post on the Nokia Phones Community forum (h/t: r/android), HMD revealed that […]

Researchers create 'ninth way of killing a battery'

[ad_1] Sandia National Laboratories engineers June Stanley and Chris Grosso demonstrate how the drop tower they built abuses batteries to understand how the lithium-ion cells respond to different types of stress. Credit: Randy Montoya They crush ’em. They pierce ’em. They roast ’em, soak ’em in saltwater and short circuit ’em. They overcharge and even […]

Lyft suspends e-bikes after battery fires

[ad_1] Lyft’s BayWheels electric bike fleet in San Francisco was taken out of service after reports of two battery fires Lyft said it was suspending use of its shared electric bikes in San Francisco after reports of two battery fires. “Because the safety of our riders is our number one concern, we are temporarily making […]