Low-battery warning humor

Low-battery warning humor
Have you ever ignored the low-battery warning on your smartphone, only to be suddenly shocked when the screen turned off? You probably wondered why you weren't warned of the impending doom, when in reality you were alerted a number of times. Would it help if the low-battery warning was humorous?

The crew at College Humor did what they do best and put together a sequence of a low battery indicator with a mind of its own. In this day and age of larger sized batteries, like the 3300mAh cell on the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD, or the 4050mAh cell on the Huawei Ascend Mate (which is powering a 6.1 inch screen, mind you), perhaps these warnings aren't as prevalent as they used to be. But if you are a power user, you still might be used to receiving these messages.

If you need a chuckle after a long day, take a look at the battery warnings below.

source: CollegeHumor via Gizmodo


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22 Comments

1. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Low battery warning on the iphone - "Ditch this and get a Samsung"

5. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Low Battery Warning: Hey foo, get the Samsung Note 2 and you'll never see this low battery warning again!

8. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

to that i say HA! i traded my MAXX HD for my Dad's SIII so i can trade it for a DNA or a Note II and this thing is just getting me 8 hours on a charge versus the 29 hours my MAXX HD gets me on a single charge. even the Razr M i used before i gave it to my mom had way better battery life than this thing and it wasn't just this particular phone, my sister has an SIII too and her battery percentage gets down just as quick as the SIII i'm using. Low Battery Warning on Phone: if only i was a Motorola right now you wouldn't be seeing this.

10. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Trust me, I know....my SGS3 ran dry fast as well. But I usually get about 21-27 hours of HEAVY use with my Note 2.

12. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, i can't speak for the Note II but it relieves me that you said that because i intend to get a Note II for my dad and get my MAXX HD back. if i get a DNA however i'll put it through it's paces for a week or so and then probably give it to my sister and sell her SIII to put towards a Note II.

13. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Yea when I had the SGS3, I was using it with somewhat heavy use(less than what I even use on my Note 2) and I was barely lasting 7 hours before it would die. I easily with even greater heavy use last my full 8-9 hour work shift and then I'm still using it several hours after work. This is one of the nights I was on my phone CONSTANTLY all day, night, and morning and still got 20 hours in. For someone who just browses the web, texts, and uses the phone a few times(im constantly using the web, youtube, and taking photos) can easily get way more use out of the Note 2 than I do. https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/63781_10152342791350580_1199269172_n.jpg

20. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i don't understand why the SIII gets sooo much less battery life than the MAXX HD and the Note II, i mean yeah they have bigger batteries but they're just around 50% bigger and both of them get over twice the battery life. the MAXX HD even has the same SoC. i personally use Battery Widget Reborn to predict my battery life. it's very accurate.

14. jsdechavez

Posts: 799; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I say ditch this and get a Droid Razr Maxx!

2. nikenturd unregistered

HTC need to get some pointers from College Humor

3. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Thing is, you wouldn't see messages. You would just get siri yelling those same things from your pocket.

6. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Ahh who needs a wife when you can have some lady nagging you in your pocket?

4. avin007

Posts: 139; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Warnings r so cute.......

7. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

This. Is. Stupid.

9. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

get sgn2 with 6400mah battery and then see............

11. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Ehh, wasn't really funny.

15. Adithya7184 unregistered

Dear iCr@ple, this is just ridiculous....

16. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Nice humor :)

18. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

meh, rather throw this phone than charge it again

19. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

a few of those were funny but i thought most of them were insults

21. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

that was funny apple should have a app for that and im not a iphone fan

22. master0fursinz

Posts: 104; Member since: Apr 26, 2010

What note 2 are you using, i got the vzw verison and with my "heavy" use i barely get 8 hrs. Stream Redbox movie on 4g, talk on the phone for about 3 hrs, play ruzzle for 20mins, text most of the day. read news on my apps. by the time im ready to go home i have about 20% if i dont plug it in. so its off the charger by 8am and im out of work by 6:30pm. 21hrs hrs is Bull.. on Heavy use maybe not using it at all. but definately not getting that performance on heavy use.

23. master0fursinz

Posts: 104; Member since: Apr 26, 2010

By the way the max usage time on the note 2 is up 22 Hours.

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