7 more tech myths debunked
1. Frequently charging your battery degrades your battery performance
This myth says exactly the opposite of what is true. Modern-day batteries are made in such a way that they perform better when charged frequently. So, every time you feel like plugging in your smartphone, do it without any worries.
2. Charging your battery with power banks will hamper battery life
Some people think that if they charge their device with a power bank it will hamper the phone’s battery life. But this is also a myth, which means you can charge your phone with a wall socket or a power bank without any worries.
3. Always use chargers that come in your smartphone box
Do you always use the same charger that came in your phone’s box because you think that using another charger may damage your phone? Well, that’s a myth. You can use any charger from a known brand, just make sure that the output voltage on both of the chargers remains the same.
4. Fast charging is bad for your phone’s battery
There are a lot of people who think fast charging is bad for their phone’s battery and their battery will lose its capacity after some time. But this is not the case exactly, modern day batteries are capable of receiving power at a much faster rate.
Modern-day chargers can also deliver a high amount of current to charge the battery faster. This does not mean that there will be any adverse effect on the performance or life cycle of the battery.
5. Charging your phone on Airplane mode leads to faster-charging speeds
‘Charging your smartphone in Airplane mode can make your phone charge quicker as it stops all the communication services.’ You must have heard people talking about it, but is it true? Well, not exactly. While turning on Airplane mode does stop all the services, it does not affect the charging speed much.
You may see a difference of 3 to 4 minutes but don’t forget that doing this will stop all your communications. So, the price you have to pay is greater than the benefits that you receive, the decision is yours.
6. More cores in processors mean better performance
If you are one of those people who think that higher core numbers mean better processing power, let me tell you, it’s a myth. The performance of a processor mostly depends upon what kind of technology is used in manufacturing that processor.
So, a quad-core processor can perform even better compared to an octa-core processor.
7. Removing USB devices without using a safe removal process will corrupt your USB device/computer
Plugging a USB device in your computer enables the ‘safe remove’ option, but is it really important to safely remove your USB devices and what if you don’t do it? Well, it doesn’t matter if you use this option or not as long as you are not transferring data while unplugging it.
So, if your USB device is idle, you can remove it directly without any worries.