The recently released Surface Book 2 may be a monster when it comes to performance, but even monsters have their issues. And one such problem is now official. As in, Microsoft has confirmed it. According to this report, the Surface Book 2 has a power problem. In that when playing games in the highest settings, when...

Since a screen is the biggest drain on your laptop or tablet battery, Windows 10 automatically turns it off after a set period of time when the device is not in use. You can, of course, modify this setting, specifying anywhere between a few minutes to several hours. Or even prevent the operating system from turning...

If battery life is one of the biggest considerations for smartphone, it perhaps is the biggest for wearables. Microsoft Band, luckily, delivers some innovations on the battery front. The first ever wearable device from Redmond was announced last night. And the company has confirmed that the device runs for 48 hours —...

Innovation in battery technologies is a mixed bag. While we’ve seen some amazing discoveries, they rarely make it to the market. Result being, manufacturers are still stuck in a limbo. Currently, the batteries on most mobile devices are good enough for 500 charge cycles. Meaning, they become pretty much useless after...

While practical improvements in battery life of mobile devices have been rather sluggish, the Windows Phone battery life versus Android is a heated topic of discussion. Theoretically, the Android platform will almost always end up in second place when compared to iOS or Windows Phone, and a lot of that has got to do...

Had battery technologies improved as much as say computer graphics card or hard disk storage space, we’d probably be using mobile devices with a year of usage on a single charge. As things are, most would settle for a week. And this seems to be exactly what Microsoft’s Research unit is working on right now — a brand...

Boy, Windows RT 8.1 sure has had a splendidly storied launch. Microsoft rolled out the new update on October 17, but had to pull it down real quick short after it was available on the Windows Store. The reason for this being a number of issues discovered on several devices — including the Surface RT. Not it appears...

The Finnish telecom titan is all set to announce its first ever phablet, the large screen Windows Phone 8 smartphone that reportedly goes by the name of Lumia 1520. And these past few weeks have provided us with a whole bunch of information on the anticipated handset — everything from its rumored codename, to its...

Redmond is reportedly working on its second generation Surface tablet lineup, but at the same time the technology titan promised a bunch of new accessories for its branded slates that are to be released in the near future. And we just may have details on a rather interesting component that is in development. Dubbed...

The public preview version of Windows 8.1 expectedly comes with a several bugs, some of which are rather widespread. One such issue that has popped up recently is the one that quickly drains the battery on Surface RT devices. While Microsoft will quite obviously address this, and all other issues in the final version...