What is mAh (Milliamp Hours)?

mAh stands for milliamp (or milliampere) hour and it’s a unit that measures (electric) power over time. Milliampere hour can be spelled with any of the following symbols; mA⋅h, mA h, or simply mAh. For a more detailed, technical definition, check out the Wikipedia page for ampere hour.  How does mAh affect battery life? Most … Continued

5 Things You Didn’t Realize Were Draining Your Battery Life

Most people already know about battery life killers like frequent use of GPS, game apps, or keeping your screen brightness at 100%. But there may be a few things you didn’t realize were having a negative impact your phone’s battery. Here’s a look at 5 little-known things that drain your battery life: Ads Whether you’re … Continued

Phone Charging: The New Power Economy

“I keep hearing about battery innovation, but it never makes it to my phone.” –  Evan Spiegel (Snapchat Co-Founder) Poor battery life is the Achilles’ heel of every cell phone maker in the world. While our connected devices continue to break new ground in terms of product innovation, design and weight, battery technology has remained … Continued

Phone Charging Searches Surge

The average American spends 3 hours on their phone (not including making phone calls) and touches their mobile device over 2,600 times during the course of a single day. Our smartphones have come to replace everything from laptops to television, music players to cameras, maps to pedometers.   While the evidence of our growing cell … Continued

ChargeItSpot’s Mega Milestones

ChargeItSpot’s been busy for the past few months: deals closed, kiosks deployed, and new team members hired. But honestly, that stuff is business as usual at this point. However, we did hit some milestones that we think are kind of a big deal. First, a few weeks ago we turned 4 years old. Cheers to … Continued

5 Tips to Increase Your Cell Phone’s Battery Life

Poor battery life is a problem that affects all cell phone owners. Even in 2015, with all the advances in smartphone technology, battery life remains the one area that unquestionably needs improvement. Until the day comes when our phone charging stations are ubiquitously available in stores, restaurants and other public venues, here are 5 practical … Continued

Battery Life Anxiety – Solved

A dead cell phone battery once caused me to flee a restaurant. It was an evening of merriment and I was enjoying a meal and the company of some friends when I checked the time and noticed that blaring little 1% in the corner of my screen. I went about my night, chatted and laughed, … Continued

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