re: Smartphone Battery Life: Back To The Future
In the event of an earthquake in the Bay area, millions who otherwise escaped harm would be irreparably damaged by their inability to use as their expired cell phones. The psychological trauma would deepen as they were unable to recharge batteries the second or third day or until power was restored. I'm sure in the end, most people would cope, but under some scenarios, battery life matters more than features, and I for one would like to have longer battery life. That's one reason to invest in a spare battery and shop for phone features that include battery life. Charlie Babcock, InformationWeek senior writer.