Tag Archive: Power


How to Use Energy Saver Settings on Mac for Better Battery & Power Management

If you’re using a desktop Mac, like an iMac or Mac Pro, you’re probably less concerned about power management than someone using something like a MacBook. But there are still chances to reduce your home electricity bill, too. You’d be surprised the difference tweaking a few macOS settings can make, especially if you’re someone who … Read More

How to Install Intel Power Gadget on MacOS Mojave

Intel Power Gadget for Mac is a processor monitoring tool that allows computer users to monitor the performance of an Intel processor in real-time. Intel Power Gadget will show you power and energy information in watts, the clock speed frequency of the CPU in GHz, the temperature of the CPU, and CPU utilization. It’s a … Read More

How to Enter & Exit Apple Watch Power Reserve Mode

Though Apple Watch battery lasts a reasonably long amount of time, having a powered off or dead battery Apple Watch on the wrist is not particularly useful. One helpful tip when you approach the lower bounds of battery remaining is to switch into Power Reserve Mode on Apple Watch. Power Reserve Mode turns the Apple … Read More

Quickly Turn iPhone Battery Saving Low Power Mode On & Off with Siri

The excellent battery saving Low Power Mode available to iPhone users in modern versions of iOS typically requires being enabled through battery settings, but there’s an even faster way to toggle the feature on and off again at any time; Siri. Siri can quickly turn on low power mode or turn the feature off again, … Read More

Enable Low Power Mode on iPhone for Maximum Battery Life Performance

If the average iPhone user has a complaint about their device, it’s almost always that the battery of iPhone doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. While this is less of a concern with the larger iPhone Plus models, the fact is that all iPhones can run out of battery during the course … Read More [Read More…]

Enable Low Power Mode on iPhone for Maximum Battery Life Performance

If the average iPhone user has a complaint about their device, it’s almost always that the battery of iPhone doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. While this is less of a concern with the larger iPhone Plus models, the fact is that all iPhones can run out of battery during the course … Read More

Low-profile car charger delivers all the power, none of the clutter

My truck’s getting up in years and lacks many of the conveniences of a late-model vehicle. Forget about an in-dash touchscreen monitor — it doesn’t even have a USB port. That means I’m stuck using a cigarette lighter adapter to charge my iPhone (which serves as my GPS on many trips). I’ve tried and enjoyed […]

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Where the ease of mobile and the power of desktop photo editing meet

One thing that apps like Instagram and VSCO have mastered is making photo retouching on a mobile device (e.g. smartphone, ipad, etc.) a breeze. Simple sliders grouped in easily understandable categories and real-time results make the editing process a snap. It’s fun and easy to dial in the overall look of an image on your […]

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iMessage could power Apple’s peer-to-peer payments system

Apple is considering using iMessage to make it easy for iOS to transfer users money to one another, according to a new report. Given iMessage’s high level of encryption and existing popularity among users (particularly millennials), it makes perfect sense that Apple would use the software — rather than developing a completely new app. It was reported […]

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Compact power pack lets you know how it’s doing

Lust List: Power Tube 3000 by Mipow If you’ve ever carried around one of those tube-shaped power packs for your iPhone or iPad, you know the one thing it really needs is a way to tell how much juice is left in the thing. The Power Tube 3000 provides this in spades, with a simple […]

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