Battery Life

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Wearables need to be multifunctional to remain disruptive, says Frost & Sullivan

If wearable technology is to remain successful and disruptive, devices must be able to handle multiple applications and have a decent battery life, according to Frost & Sullivan.

ARM acquires Bluetooth tech firms to improve battery life of IoT devices

Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.

Researchers draw energy from body motion to power wearables

Researchers in Korea are working on a way to solve the battery life problem in the wearables market. 

Battery draining? There's an app for that!

If your smartphone seems to lack energy and you find yourself looking for the nearest wall outlet more than you like, the fault may be with your apps--not your phone.

Firms test their equipment on the go

Enterprise use of wireless handheld and portable test equipment is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to increase signification of the next few years, with market revenues reaching $3 billion in 2019, up from $2.1 billion in 2012.

iPhone owners bemoan battery drain, Wi-Fi issues following iOS 6.1.3 update

Battery drain issues are once again plaguing some iPhone and iPad owners following the release of Apple's new iOS 6.1.3 software update, with some consumers also blaming the release for issues with Wi-Fi connectivity.

Motorola reinvents Razr as Droid smartphone

Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) has resurrected the Razr, updating the wildly popular device from 2004 with the Android platform and the ability to run on Verizon (NYSE: VZ) Wireless's new LTE network.

Apple announces iPhone 4S; Sprint to carry the device

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced the iPhone 4S, an upgrade from the iPhone 4 that runs on a dual-core A5 processor and is capable of operating on both GSM and CDMA networks. In addition, Sprint

Intel entering tablet market next month with Atom-based platform

Computer chip maker Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) will enter the tablet market next month with its Atom-based Oak Trail platform. Intel's new Atom Z670 processor offers speeds of 1.5 GHz and will include a

iPad 2 tops Consumer Reports' ranking of tablets

Consumer Reports published its rankings for tablets and placed the iPad 2 on top. The device scored high marks for battery life, display screen and ease of use. The magazine said it evaluated tablets