A group of UC Berkeley scientists has turned their research about battery life into a handy app that can extend yours. Carat, which is available for iOS and Android, measures your phone’s energy use and suggests actions that will make it more efficient. It tells you which of your apps are using the most battery and which may have energy-hogging bugs that can be fixed by re-downloading them. Carat also tells you how your average battery life compares to that of other users. Read the full story at Mashable.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.