MediaTek’s Pump Express 3.0: From 0 to 70 percent battery charge in 20 minutes

Sure, the companies that make smartphones and their components have been trying to enable longer battery life by producing phones with massive batteries and energy efficient chips. At the same time, we’re seeing a lot of technologies aimed at easing the pain of batteries that don’t last long enough, including some tools that help us […]

Oppo promises 15 minute smartphone charging with Super VOOC Flash Charge

There are a number of fast-charging technologies that let you top off a smartphone battery quickly. Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology gets a lot of attention. But MediaTek has its own solution, and as we noted when reviewing Google’s latest Nexus phones, just adding a USB Type-C port to your device can enable support for fast […]