How to Charge and Care for Your
Mobile Device Battery
Rechargeable batteries that use nickel-cadmium and nickel-metal hydride are known to have a “memory effect.” If you don’t “teach” your rechargeable batteries their full potential by taking them from completely full to completely empty, they’ll “forget” how much energy they can store. But that’s not true for batteries that use lithium-ion, like the ones used in portable computers, tablets, and phones.
This article is a guide to ensuring long service life, maximum charge per day, and safe storage of any device that uses a