Our buddies at Lifehacker compiled a list of 10 battery tips worth knowing. Their best advice that's also the hardest to hear? Take your cellphone out of your pocket.


Basically, batteries don't perform well in heat, and your pocket, combined with the warmth of your body, make for an ideal place to store a wax-turned-human Indian figurine but a horrible place for lithium ions.

You could, of course, use a belt clip. But we'd sooner talk on our phone for just 5 minutes between recharges than do that. Just set it on a nearby table when you're sitting...which is probably a majority of your day anyway. More tips: [Lifehacker]