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It's easy to tell if your iPhone is charging when it's turned on, but a little more difficult when it's powered off.

How to tell if your iPhone is charging properly, whether it’s turned on or off

It's easy to tell if your iPhone is charging when it's turned on, but a little more difficult when it's powered off. Here's what you need to know.
It's easy to check your heart rate on an Apple Watch when you're exercising or resting.

‘Why does my Apple Watch die so fast?’: How to improve the battery life on your Apple Watch in 7 ways

You can improve the battery life on an Apple Watch in several ways to ensure that your Apple Watch doesn't die so fast. Here's what you need to know.

Now is the worst time to buy a new smartphone

Thinking of upgrading your smartphone right now? Just hold on for a little bit longer — it'll be worth it.
The Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo just fixed a major problem with its wildly popular Switch console: The battery now lasts much longer

It's the same Nintendo Switch you already know and love, but now it's got a much larger battery that allows it to last hours longer.

Chef Mario Batali has been charged with indecent assault and battery after a woman accused him of groping her at a Boston restaurant

A woman accused chef Mario Batali of groping and kissing her against her will in a Boston restaurant in 2017, according to a criminal complaint.

I just switched to wireless charging but I’m not going to throw my cable away just yet – here’s why

Wireless charging has its advantages. And disadvantages.
The iPhone battery part that Apple is offering for $29.

If you got a new iPhone battery in 2017, Apple probably owes you $50

After reducing the price of iPhone battery replacements to $29 in 2018, Apple is offering a rebate to anyone who purchased a replacement in 2017.

A vape pen killed a 38-year-old man — and it’s a type of e-cig that’s wildly popular among one group of vapers

In the first recorded US death from a vape pen, a 38-year-old man in Florida has died after an e-cigarette exploded, pierced his skull, and set a room on fire. The type of pen he was using is called a mechanical mod, or "mech mod."
The AmazonBasics device in question.

Amazon is recalling a quarter-million battery chargers that can melt and cause chemical burns

Amazon's external batteries, which are intended to provide on-the-go power for phones and portable devices, were overheating.