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anyone got any great battery tips?
but I got a new phone and now it lasts like 36+ hours on a single charge
and there's luminous green gunk all over the contacts
top tip: don't let batteries leak
top tip: don't ask plasticniki about batteries.
what i've noticed is that brand batteries arent cheaper on the internet, which nauses me out.
does anyone actually use rechargable batteries? they're a lot of fuss arent they?
what needs batteries?
watch (still got the same battery from when I was gifted it)
don't really use cameras with batteries because PHONE
various clocks round the house have IKEA batteries in them
I have a whole stack of rechargeable batteries though, no idea why I don't use them. Don't think they last very long tbh.
Anything which slowly drains batteries however, like tv remotes, you are better off using regular batteries.
Slightly larger outlay initially, but they just keep going for years. They do die after a while if you recharge them very frequently.
I can't remember the last time I actually needed batteries though, even for things like remote controls or kids' toys.
much more effective than one baseball bat.
if the batteries in your remote control need replacing, or if you've got a broken remote control/telly.
The sensor (probably) in your mobile phone camera can detect the infrared (probably) beams that emit from the end of remote controls.
So if your remote control isn't working as it should, go to the camera function on your phone and point the lens at the end of the remote and look at your phone screen and mash the keypad on your remote.
If you can see the beams then your batteries and remote are fine. If there's nowt there then your batteries are dead or your remote is broken or I've made this whole thing up (probably).
where in the west end (of london) should i buy some AAs RIGHT NOW?
didnt think id get much better than that
As long as you are getting alkaline rather than zinc batteries.
a pack of about 12. madness. they'll be rubbish right?
if you lick on them, or give them a wee sook, you can get some more life out of them (and it tastes nice).
do not use re-chargeables or cheap batteries. Dangerous territory, you do not want a leak in that territory.
depending on how much juice they have left.
made a thread about it an all