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How to Extend the Life of Your Laptop Battery

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/1/2021

Get the most life possibly out of your laptop’s battery by learning how to managing your power settings, apps and Wi-Fi usage. Plus, learn how to keep your battery from overheating and how to know when it’s time for a battery replacement.


5 Reasons You Should Have Your Phone Fixed at Batteries Plus

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 11/9/2021

Looking for a trustworthy place to have your phone repaired? Consider Batteries Plus. Our technicians are WISE certified and we use only the highest quality components. Learn about our partnership with Samsung and our 6-month national repair warranty.


How Do You Make a Duplicate Car Key or Remote?

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 11/5/2021

Learn why you should keep a second car key or fob. Find out how long key fob batteries last and how you can maximize their battery life. Plus, learn about Batteries Plus' car key and remote replacement service.


Remote Start Not Working? 10 Common Remote Start Issues and How to Fix Them

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 9/21/2021

Are you having issues with your vehicle's remote starter system? It could be a bad fob battery, or something as simple as leaving your hazard lights on. Find solutions to ten of the most common remote starter issues.


What is the Difference Between an E-Bike and an E-Scooter?

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 9/14/2021

Learn the differences between e-bikes and electric kick scooters in terms of design, engine size and speed. Plus, find out everything you need to know about the batteries both of them run on, including how long they last.


New Indoor Smart Home Security Cameras at Batteries Plus

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 8/31/2021

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to secure your home? Batteries Plus has a full line of indoor smart home cameras perfect for checking nurseries, keeping track of pets and monitoring your house when you're away.


Essential Tech to Take with You on Vacation

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 8/24/2021

Just because you’re away from home doesn’t mean you have to leave your tech behind. Read up on our top vacation gadgets designed to help you stream your favorite songs, charge your devices and stay connected no matter where your vacation takes you.


5 Ways to Keep Your Car Cool This Summer

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 8/19/2021

Keeping your car cool can be a real challenge in summer. Fortunately, there are a number of affordable gadgets designed to keep your car interior at a comfortable level. Read about our top picks and what type of batteries you need to power them.


Free Battery Replacement with a Samsung Screen Repair at Batteries Plus

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 8/13/2021

Batteries Plus offers a free battery replacement when you have your Samsung phone's screen repaired. Get the full story on this offer and learn about our participation in Samsung's Independent Service Provider Program.


What is the Difference Between USB and USB-C?

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 7/29/2021

Learn the differences between USB and USB-C connectors in terms of appearance, performance and speed. Find out which devices use USB-C tech and how you can fast charge your phone, tablet or laptop using the Power Delivery quick charging method.