As our portable technology increases in performance and functionality we are forever looking for a power source. This trend is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future so we need to take additional measures to ensure we get a complete working day out of our devices.

Common sense power saving techniques are featured in this article. Some require too much compromise in functionality to be truly useful. The following guide aims to address all viable power saving techniques for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 5.

External cases such as the Mophie Juice Pack or Mobius Solar iPhone Rechargeable Battery Case assist with on-the-run power requirements, albeit with additional size, weight, and cost.

The following information is not collated by level of importance or effectiveness. In many cases a combination of these techniques added together can significantly increase your available battery power.

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Find my iPhone
Pocket Sized Podcast #9

On March 23, 2011, in Pocket Sized Podcast, by Scott Willsey


Download & Listen here, or get it pocket sized for your iPhone in iTunes here!
Peter is AWOL, drinking wine and probably beating his neighbor’s dog again. Scott talks about Find My iPhone, FlickStackr, and and iOS device power requirements for charging. John Nemo is not AWOL, and reviews Macally DUALUSB10 dual USB charger, Kensington Powerbold Duo Car Charger, and Tekkeon TekCharge MP1860A dual USB charger.

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