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Boost your cellphone battery to stay connected

By Opinion 11 April 2018

Batteries are a ‘consumable’ part of a device so it’s not meant to last forever, but there are active steps consumers can take to ensure the battery lasts well after it’s time for an upgrade, explains Ben la Grange, technical manager at... FULL STORY >

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Mophie Power Capsule

By Mike Joubert 23 February 2018

Mophie’s Power Capsule solves a problem that you didn’t actually know you had. FULL STORY >

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Apple Reseller Digicape announces iPhone battery replacement process

By Press Release 12 January 2018

Following on from Apple’s recent announcement pertaining to iPhone batteries and their performance, local Premium Apple Reseller and total solutions provider Digicape has announced its battery replacement process for... FULL STORY >

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Apple 8 Plus battery swelling being investigated

By Staff Writer 6 October 2017

“Battery swelling” are certainly not words any smartphone manufacturer wants to hear, especially when it comes to your latest device. This, however, seems to be the case for Apple, with the Guardian reporting that the company is investigating... FULL STORY >

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Bigger battery on the cards for HTC's One X10

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 April 2017

HTC is still in the business of making phones, and their forthcoming device will focus on battery life. FULL STORY >

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Samsung reportedly going to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7's

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 February 2017

Reportedly featuring smaller batteries, Samsung may be sending some of its Galaxy Note 7 phablets to India and Vietnam. FULL STORY >

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Unpacking the four Moto Mods Lenovo is bringing to SA on 1 November

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 October 2016

Arguably the Moto Z's biggest selling point, the Moto Mods are what differentiate this device from others. We take a closer look at each of the Mods coming to SA on 1 November. FULL STORY >

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Samsung puts an end to Galaxy Note 7 sales worldwide

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 October 2016

Despite its best efforts to correct the Galaxy Note 7's fatal battery issues, Samsung has decided to stop all sales of the phablet worldwide. FULL STORY >

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Samsung reportedly suspending production of Galaxy Note 7

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 October 2016

Amid new reports of exploding devices, a South Korean news site says Samsung will suspend production of the Galaxy Note 7. FULL STORY >

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Up to 70 Galaxy Note 7 batteries have reportedly overheated in the States

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 September 2016

With the Galaxy Note 7 recall well underway in the States, a reported 70 Samsung-made phablets have suffered from overheating batteries. FULL STORY >

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Tesla plans to open its Gigafactory on 29 July

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 May 2016

Despite being in partial operation for a couple of months now, Tesla has not christened its Gigafactory power plant with an official opening. Now, 29 July will mark that occasion. FULL STORY >

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2016 Nissan LEAF's new 30 kW battery delivers 172 kilometre range

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 September 2015

Despite the US-bound 2016 Nissan LEAF looking like its predecessor, the Japanese carmaker has fitted a new 30 kW battery that offers up a 172 kilometre driving range. FULL STORY >

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Power that never cuts

By Staff Writer 26 May 2015

In the wake of months of power outages from load shedding, many South Africans are exploring alternative energy sources as a means to keep the lights on. FULL STORY >

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Schneider Electric launches APC mobile power packs

By Staff Writer 14 May 2015

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has introduced the APC Mobile Power Pack range of high capacity, high efficiency external battery packs to local shores. FULL STORY >

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Ricoh SA launches world’s first battery powered MFP

By Staff Writer 10 June 2014

Ricoh SA has launched the world’s first battery powered multifunction Geljet printer with print, scan, copy, fax and wireless connectivity. FULL STORY >

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