What You Need To Know About Your Cell Phone Battery

February 20, 2012 12:00 AM
What You Need To Know About Your Cell Phone Battery
" BOSTON (CBS) – There is no doubt Americans are hooked on their phones.

It seems we talk, text, and email 24-7.

All that activity puts a big burden on the cell phone’s battery.

Not all the functions we use draw the same level of power.

WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben reports

“Some people have the Internet on their phone these days and that really drains the battery,” said Matt Beckham from Batteries Plus.

The first thing to do is learn how to shut down your Internet browser when it is not in use. Same with email. They’re power sponges.

There are now some Apps that can help close down programs not in use.

“The popular thing these days is small, thin phones. Battery companies want small, thin batteries,” said Beckham "

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