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The Truth About Battery Meters [Humorous Image]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing 'old school' role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/3/12

Comments (6)

  1. dima

    That looks about right :)

  2. BHugger

    Fail to see the humorous part.

    Oh, it’s funny cause it’s true? ;)

  3. ¥en

    But wait…they forgot the extra hour the battery kindly donates as it dies… :p

  4. Brett

    You really need another scale. You show Actual Time whereas Advertised Time will be 0-32 hrs (full).

  5. malachipclover

    Sadly, this is EXTREMELY accurate. But one thing: it always goes up really high again if you lock it then unlock again. The longer it is locked, the more it gains back. If only it was actually recharging itself for REAL.

  6. RonV

    Wow that pictured nailed how my Android phone’s battery meter used to behave.

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