iOS 13 Battery Life Bad? Tips to Fix Battery Drain in iOS 13

iOS 13 Battery Life Bad? Tips to Fix Battery Drain in iOS 13

How’s your battery life since updating to iOS 13? If you recently updated to iOS 13 and now feel like iPhone battery is worse or draining faster than usual, then you’re probably not alone. Every year, when a new iOS release comes out, with it comes a host of complaints about draining battery and reduced…

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

You may have noticed that sometimes you can not power on and boot a MacBook Pro when it doesn’t have a battery installed. Let’s say you had to remove the battery of an older MacBook Pro because it was swelling, or the battery failed for some other reason, but when you go to power on…

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

If you have recently setup a new iPad Pro, iPad mini, or iPad and discovered the battery is draining unusually fast leading to subpar battery life on the device, don’t fret, there’s probably a good reason for it. In fact, if during your recent setup or restore of the iPad you decided to restore from…

Battery Draining with MacOS Mojave? 15 Battery Life Tips to Help

Battery Draining with MacOS Mojave? 15 Battery Life Tips to Help

Do you feel like battery life has worsened since updating a Mac laptop to MacOS Mojave? Some Mac users have discovered their battery life has reduced after updating a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air to MacOS Mojave 10.14.x, or just that battery life seems to drain faster than expected. Here we will discuss a…

How to Get Battery Life Remaining on iPhone or iPad with Siri

How to Get Battery Life Remaining on iPhone or iPad with Siri

Want to quickly get the battery life of an iPhone or iPad? While on some iOS devices you can glance at the top of the screen to see the battery percentage remaining, newer iPhone models with the top screen notch hide the battery life percentage and instead require users to find battery life in Control…

How to Buy the Right Wireless Charging Pad (or Stand)

How to Buy the Right Wireless Charging Pad (or Stand)

If you can charge your smartphone wirelessly, congratulations. You have arrived at the future, a time when the Herculean process of fumbling with a cable, inserting it into the bottom of your device, and waiting for the satisfactory tone feels archaic and silly. With one convenient, reasonably priced power pad, you can now set your…

Use This Simple Trick to Preserve Battery Life on iPhone by Stopping “Searching…”

Use This Simple Trick to Preserve Battery Life on iPhone by Stopping “Searching…”

If you’re traveling through areas of weak cellular signals and generally poor reception, you can save a significant amount of iPhone battery life simply by toggling the AirPlane Mode feature on. That may sound weird, but it really works, with the idea being that when an iPhone has an intermittent cell signal, the cellular modem…

How to Check iPhone Battery Health

How to Check iPhone Battery Health

New versions of iOS for iPhone include a “Battery Health” feature, which, much as it sounds, aims to inform the iPhone user if their iPhone battery is healthy and operating at full potential, and what the maximum capacity of the battery charge is. The Battery Health feature is technically in beta despite being in a…

iPad Says “Not Charging” When Plugged Into Computer? Here’s The Fix

iPad Says “Not Charging” When Plugged Into Computer? Here’s The Fix

You may have noticed that iPad can be charged not only with the included iPad charger, but also by using an iPhone charger, or by connecting an iPad to a computer via USB cable to charge. While all of these methods will charge an iPad battery, though some slower than others, sometimes you may encounter…