Could The iOS 6.0.2 Firmware Kill Your Battery Life? Many Seem To Think So

iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain

When Apple released the iOS 6.0.2 firmware, not much was known about it, besides the fact that it fixed a bug that could impact Wi-Fi. My guess was that this could have had something to do with improving the reliability when being connected to a 5GHz band Wi-Fi network, but it could very well could […]

New Power Amp Design Could Save Your Phone’s Battery Life


If you have a modern smartphone, with a big screen and some form of high speed data, you’re probably really sick of charging it. Most smartphones these days need to be charged almost every day, because they suck more power than ever before. One of the biggest causes of this electricity suck is power amplifiers […]

Use Siri To Estimate Your Battery Life Stats For Certain iOS Functions With BatteryLevelAE Cydia Tweak


It has been awhile since we have talked about a Siri related Cydia tweak so I thought it was time to bring BatteryLevelAE to the light of day. What the BatteryLevelAE Cydia tweak allows you to do is get Siri to estimate your battery life stats. Upon asking Siri something like “how much talk time do […]

The iOS 5.0.2 Firmware Has Been Delayed Due To Memory Leaks

Apple released the iOS 5.0.1 firmware to fix battery issues that a lot of users were facing. Unfortunately after Apple released the iOS 5.0.1  firmware multiple users claimed that this update had no effect, and even worse, some users claimed it made their battery life worse! As it became obvious that iOS 5.0.2 would be […]

iPhone Battery Life Issue – Software, Not Hardware?

Well, some iPhones have the battery life problem. It’s annoying, however, it is not related to the hardware, therefore Apple could easily fix it. To explain this, a developer did a test with two iPhones. First off, one was his casual phone, the phone he took everywhere. The second one, was his developing phone that […]

15 Tips To Save Battery Life On The iOS 5 Firmware Generation


It seems like battery life problems are springing up left-right-and-center after the release of the iOS 5.0 firmware. Apple did try and fix most of these battery life issues with the release of the iOS 5.0.1 firmware, but they neglected to fix a few select problems that are still effecting users. Thus, it has been […]

iOS 5.0.2 Expected To Be Released Soon To Fix The Remaining Battery Life Issues

Apple released the iOS 5.0.1 firmware yesterday to fix numerous issues with battery life that users were facing while running the iOS 5.0 firmware. Although Apple has managed to fix a lot of errors that were associated with the official iOS 5.0 firmware, there are still some users reporting the same battery life problems after […]

Apple Is Now Personally Involved In Solving The iPhone 4S Battery Issue

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After the initial release of Apple’s next generation iPhone many iPhone 4S owners have been reporting a dramatic decrease in the battery life compared to previous iPhone models. This has caused numerous individuals to take to Apple’s support forums. Additionally, many people have even made a complaint directly through Apple Stores. At first Apple didn’t […]

Auto3G Updated To version 3.0 – Extend Your iPhone Battery Life


Auto3G, a tweak that extends your battery life by automatically turning off the 3G radio (leaving 2G radio on) when you lock your iPhone, and automatically turns back on when you unlock it, has been updated. The new update brings it to version 3.0 and comes with the following changes: Update related to SBSettings toggle […]

iControl – Manage Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G, and 2G To Maximize Battery Life


iControl is a new app in Cydia that manages the state of your Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G and 2G radios to maximize battery life of your iPhone. It also extends the battery life by allowing you to designate applications that iControl should kill after you lock your iPhone. Once you’ve configured your preferences, i.e. you would […]