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Making your phone battery last: 10 secrets for getting more juice out of your mobile

Making your phone battery last: 10 secrets for getting more juice out of your mobile

Modern phones such as the iPhone 5s can be found lacking when it comes to battery life.

Our smartphones are getting more and more powerful, but the batteries packed into them are struggling to keep up. With the technology of today you can consider yourself lucky if you make it through a whole day without needing to reach for your phone charger. There are ways to extend your mobile's battery life, however: here's our pick of the best 10 tips, which will work across all handsets and manufacturers.

The best cloud hosting & syncing services

The best cloud hosting & syncing services

With increased broadband and cellular speeds, as well as the proliferation of mobile devices like smartphone and tablets, the way we access our data is changing: our files no longer have to be stashed away on a local hard drive, with cloud storage offering an alternative place for our data that's always switched on and can be accessed from anywhere.

There's no shortage of services looking to take advantage of this brave new world of file streaming and syncing. All of the major players in the computing world have their own bespoke services, while there are some top-quality independent solutions that are well worth taking a look at too.