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

Low Battery Anxiety: Our Favorite Clips

A recent study by LG revealed that 9 out of 10 people suffer from “low battery anxiety,” a condition characterized by gripping fear or panic over a dying cell phone battery. The survey also reported that our biggest fear was of missing calls, with 41% of respondents saying that the thought of a missed call … Continued

How to Charge Your Phone: Dos & Don’ts

While most of us have experienced low battery anxiety, we’re not often concerned with our battery’s general lifespan. All batteries have an expiration date. Most smartphone manufacturers say their devices have a lifespan of 300-500 charging cycles. After that point, the phone’s battery can’t hold as much electricity and will stay charged for increasingly shorter … Continued