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Report: Samsung to use Solid-State Batteries for its Galaxy Phones within Two Years

Samsung will be able to produce solid-state batteries that are safe enough for use in smartphones within one to two years, one of the company's executives said. Solid-state batteries are far more durable and provide better longevity than standard Lithium-Ion batteries. One of the Samsung's SDI executives told The Korean Herald: Solid-state batteries do not use liquid...

How to Customize the Battery Saver Trigger Percent or Enable it when the Screen is Off

Enhancing the battery life of your device is one of the primary reasons why users flock to our forums. At XDA, you can find apps, kernels, ROMs, and guides on how improving your battery life. Rarely, though, will you find a battery life tip that works universally. A feature that Google introduced in Android 5.0 Lollipop...

Samsung Details Issues with Galaxy Note 7 Batteries, Phone Itself Not to Blame

The Galaxy Note 7 was recalled on September 2, only two weeks after its initial release. By October 11, the phone had been discontinued globally following reports of continued failures in the replacement models Samsung shipped shortly after. As of today, 96% of around 3 million Galaxy Note 7 units that were sold and activated have...

LG Promises LG G6 Battery is Safe from Overheating

Consumer safety is a serious issue - and for very good reason. We lug around a mixture of chemical elements in our pockets everyday without a second thought to its flammability. That is because we assume that due diligence and strict testing procedures have been carried out to guarantee a high level of safety. But...

[Update: U.S. too] Samsung to cut WiFi, Bluetooth & Cellular Connectivity of the Note 7 in Canada

To this day, there are still customers who insist on keeping their Samsung Galaxy Note 7, despite knowing the risks. Samsung has been continuously taking steps in an attempt to force people to abide by the recall. We've covered the explosiveness of this phone in depth here at XDA, so it shouldn't be of any surprise...

Report: 70% of Note 7 owners will stick with Samsung

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you've probably heard of the sometimes explosive nature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery. The fiasco has resulted in Samsung recalling the millions of phones it had shipped out: not once, but twice. Samsung has been so careful with trying to salvage what's...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Were Tested Within the Company

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been discontinued permanently, everyone wants to know what caused the issue with the batteries. Not only has Samsung launched an internal investigation into the issue, but the South Korean government has also jumped in with an investigation of their own. A lot of people seem to have their own...

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 Units Continue to Have Battery Issues

Samsung has been trying to replace defective Galaxy Note 7s as quickly as possible, but it looks like the South Korean tech giant has run into yet another issue with the device. It's being reported that customers in South Korea who have had their Galaxy Note 7 replaced are still experiencing issues with the batteries...

Aukey Qualcomm Quick Charge Product Reviews and Giveaway [20 IN TOTAL] + Discounts!

Charging our devices will always be an absolute necessity. Some of us end up needing to charge multiple devices at once. Me, personally, I have to keep track of charging my wireless headset, my Moto 360, my current review device, and my daily driver Nexus 6P. Instead of fiddling with multiple chargers around a multi-plug, why...

Samsung Spokesperson: U.S. Galaxy Note 7 Solutions Will Be Through CPSC; No Charge-Limit OTA Yet

Earlier today we shared news from The Korea Times about an upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 update in Korea that will limit the maximum charge it is able to hold. Given that several of us own a Note 7 as well we are naturally concerned about this and the possible implications for U.S. carriers. Thankfully a Samsung spokesperson was...

How to Get the Most out of EMUI on the Honor 8

Home Screen Style EMUI has an easy-mode built into their launcher that strips everything down to the basics. This mode even extends into the settings so everything is simple across the board. Obviously this mode is targeted towards people who do better with simple things. Maybe it's not a feature that the XDA audience will use...
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