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Mobile Myths You Might Still Believe to This Day

May 30, 2015 /

Where will we be without technology? In the dark ages, no doubt. Can you imagine what life would be like without the nifty gadgets and accessories that we so love today? Heaven forbid if the Playstation 4 games at Dicksmith didn't exist! Your day is likely to start and end with unbelievable boredom.

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But for a generation that grew up in the digital era, there are still those who believe about myths that reduce a device's technological capacity and intelligence. Where mobile phones are concerned, here are some of the most popular misconceptions:

It's bad to leave your phone plugged in overnight.

This may have been true in the past, but phone manufacturers have made significant changes in their products that even the battery have become intelligent enough to know that it's fully charged. Most smartphones today run on lithium-ion batteries that have a mind of their own. So, even when they're plugged in for a long time, nothing bad will happen to the battery. Just make sure though that your mobile uses lithium-ion because anything else could prove this myth to be true.

Wait for the battery to drain before charging it.

This has been a belief for a very long time that nearly everyone who owns a phone would do just about anything to drain the battery. It's fun for some, but just plain inconvenient for others. Good thing this myth is so untrue. In fact, it's highly recommended that you plug your phone before it completely runs out of juice.

But wouldn't this diminish the battery's ability to hold a charge? What really happens is that a lithium-ion battery has a limited number of charge cycles, which refer to its ability to reach full capacity. Over time, the battery uses up many of its charge cycles, reducing its life. So, it really has nothing to do with charging your phone while it still has some juice.

Cameras with higher megapixels are better.

Bet you believed this one, too! Well, you're not alone. Ask anyone, and most of them would prefer to buy a camera with 12 megapixels than 8. In reality, however, there isn't much of a difference between the two, because the number of pixels has very little to do with the quality of an image. It's the ability of a camera's sensor to absorb light that really matters. But don't discount pixels altogether. The bigger the sensor, the larger is its pixels, and it is with this combination that pictures come out amazing. Simply put, the larger the size of the pixels is, the better camera you have.

Higher display resolution is better.

Most smartphones have a resolution display of 1920 x 1080, but LG's G3 boasts of a resolution of 2560 x 1440. Is it better than others? There is no definite answer to this because the human eye can only discern individual pixels at a certain resolution. When placed next to a regular smartphone, the G3 won't show a lot of difference in terms of sharpness.

These are just a few of the mobile myths that need to be cleared out. Maybe now, you won't have to stress too much over your phone's battery. One thing you should always believe, however, is that when your mobile gets busted, have it fixed by repair specialists. Don't leave the fate of your phone in the hands of an amateur, or you'll be sorry. And that's a fact!