Tag Archives: smartphone myths

Task Killers do more Harm than Good

By | July 5, 2016
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Debunking Smartphone Myths

You probably have a RAM booster installed. Or a Task killer. These applications actually harm your device more than they help. In short, stop using them. What are task killers or speed boosters? Task killers’ principle of operation is freeing up RAM. To understand how they work we need a little background. RAM stands for… Read More »

Charging Your Battery Before It Reaches 0{c509fa0689117bbb203bb121d1f17d6cabc65c372518e5121e451cedb6b210c3} Might Actually Save It

By | June 28, 2016
This entry is part 4 of 3 in the series Debunking Smartphone Myths

You might have heard that you need to let your smartphone battery deplete to 0{c509fa0689117bbb203bb121d1f17d6cabc65c372518e5121e451cedb6b210c3} before recharging. That’s wrong. Although it used to be true. This is one myth that not only is wrong but is actually actively harmful as well. The current lithium-ion batteries do not like being drained completely. In a perfect world,we… Read More »

Why You Do Not Need a Screen-guard. Probably.

By | June 19, 2016
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Debunking Smartphone Myths

The screen guard you just slapped on to the screen guard is probably not even necessary. This is true for everyone, except just a few. At some point in history, they were nearly mandatory. But they have overstayed their welcome. After purchasing your latest smartphone for a fortune, one of the first things to come… Read More »