A growing number of iPhone and iPad owners have complained about battery drain problems since upgrading to iOS 11.4. Does installing iOS 11.4.1 fix the issue, or are there better alternatives to solving it?
Apple July 10, 2018
Some Galaxy Note 8 units are having battery issues, becoming unresponsive and no longer charging if their battery drains completely. Samsung has yet to offer a solution, and it's replacing affected units with refurbished devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2017
YouTube has been a serious battery hog on iOS lately, but that's about to change. The latest app update just rolled out and it finally fixed the battery drain issues.
Apps/Software November 27, 2017
The Surface Book 2 has a battery drain issue as it loses power during heavy gaming even while plugged in. Microsoft has confirmed the issue but said the device will never drain entirely.
Microsoft November 22, 2017
The developer preview for Android 8.1 now features a better implementation of battery drain. It now shows which apps are causing the huge strain on your device’s juice, and lets you prevent them from being battery hogs.
Apps/Software November 11, 2017
Apple rolled out iOS 11.1, which promises to add 70 new emoji to iPhones and iPads. While that is indeed important, the big question is whether the operating system update also fixes the battery drain problem that users have reported.
Apple November 1, 2017
Despite mounting consumer complaints, Apple remains silent over the issue of battery problems in its iPhones. Other issues have also surfaced after users updated their units to iOS 10.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017
Facebook users have recently complained of battery drainage and heating issues online. David Marcus, VP of Facebook, has acknowledged and addressed the glitch, offering a solution.
Apps/Software January 12, 2017
iPhone users have been experiencing battery drain and audio issues for a good while now and the problems persist in iOS 10.1.1. Apple has yet to roll out an update to address the issues.
Apple November 25, 2016
Nexus 6P users are reporting battery failure issues with their smartphones after installing Android 7.0 Nougat. Many claim that their devices keep shutting down even though they still have enough battery charge.
Apps/Software November 1, 2016
Apple's latest iOS 10 seems to have a bug that dramatically reduces the battery performance of the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPad. Apple has yet to acknowldge the issue or provide a fix, but here are a few temporary workarounds to help conserve battery life in the meantime.
Apple September 22, 2016
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is hit with battery drain issues again after August's firmware update. The problem first appeared in models with Simplo cells, but this time around, the affected units are packing in LGC ones.
Computers September 21, 2016
Microsoft is releasing the Surface Pro 3 update that will fix the severe battery drain issues. To make sure that the installation goes without a hitch, here are some reminders to keep in mind.
Microsoft August 30, 2016
The Galaxy Note 7 boasts a 5.7-inch screen and a lot of features to boot, which is why it consumes a lot of power. We share some handy tips on how to counter battery drainage issues and maximize the smartphone's battery life.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 23, 2016
Microsoft is now testing a software update that will fix the battery drain issues being experienced by Surface Pro 3 owners. Some users, however, are not happy about the announcement.
Microsoft August 22, 2016
The popularity of 'Pokémon GO' has led to a surge in sales of portable power packs. As such, manufacturers of these battery packs could very well be one of the few segments of society with no complaints against the game.
Business Tech August 5, 2016
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 users flocked Android community forums to complain about a number of problems on their devices after installing the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. The issues range from faster battery drain to not being able to connect to Wi-Fi.
Apps/Software March 10, 2016
Facebook resolves battery drain issues for the iOS app, saying that the culprits are a silent audio in the background and a CPU spin in the network code.
Apps/Software October 23, 2015
Facebook is draining your iPhone's battery life and you have no idea how to stop it, right? Well, we might have a workaround, but you may not like it.
Apps/Software October 21, 2015
Facebook app users were right: the app is burning their batteries faster than usual. Facebook has confirmed the bug and says it is on it.
Apps/Software October 16, 2015
Google itself is taking responsibility for the massive battery drain plaguing smartwatches running on Android Wear 5.1.1.
Wearable Tech June 19, 2015