6 Mobile phone Myths

In 2014, it was estimated that there are more than 7 billion mobile phones in use worldwide. With that number of Phones across the globe its only proper you get the right info on myths you have long believe were true. 
We have had this myths for almost a decade or more, but people still believe them. That is why we are addressing them.
                 
1. Charging your phone overnight kills the battery

Your phone is smarter than you think. Once it's fully juiced up, it will stop charging. That means the battery isn't even in use at all. However, that doesn't mean you should be charging your phone all night, every night. You wouldn't fill a cup with water if it was already full, would you? Your battery life will last longer if you keep your phone charged between 40% and 80%.

2. At first charge don’t use Generator

This is a myth because Generator and and Public power produce AC 220V for Single Phase, and the power required by your Mobile Phone is about DC 5V which is transferred through your Charger. Mobile phones chargers are nothing but simple AC to DC converters, i.e. they take the regular AC supply of 220 volts coming to our homes, and give a constant DC output voltage of around 5 V (approx).
The Mobile phone charger extracts the power from the home supply (AC 220V) and converts it to a DC level of required voltage. The voltage output is fairly constant which means it is regulated. The output voltage remains constant whether the load current changes or there are fluctuations in the input AC voltage. Because the Charger has its own Transformer, Converter and regulator, and for a fact that our home supply is 220V.
It will,
Step down the high input of 220V to a working output voltage. This is achieved with the help of the transformer.
Convert the AC signal into a DC signal using rectification
Smoothen the output of the rectifier by filtering the ripples from DC rectification
Generate a steady output signal with the help of a regulator.

3. You don't need to turn your phone off — ever

Your phone may be a machine, but it still needs to take a few breaks. An Apple Genius said that in order to maximize battery life, you should turn off your phone from time to time, especially when you go to bed at night. At the very least, Apple experts recommend turning your phone off once a week in order to preserve battery life. Turning off your phone is important for Android devices as well. A simple reboot can help restore battery life.

4. You should always charge your phone to full before first using it

Many people think that the first thing they should do with a new smartphone is plug it in and charge it to 100%. This is simply a myth. Remember, smartphone batteries work best between 40% to 80%, and since most phones ship at half capacity, you should be good to go out of the box.
People that follow the set-up instructions (most of us skip the useless pamphlet anyway) charge their phone to full because its in the instructions to do so.   Also some set-up procedures require a  large amount of time and if you have a phone that was released a while ago it needs the charge to do system updates which causes the device to reboot multiple times, and should you drain the battery in the processes it becomes a brick.

As a side note: If you fire up your new smartphone for the first time and the battery is below 40%, you might want to consider taking it back because that battery could be very old.

5.Photos with more  megapixels are better

A megapixel just means one million pixels, and the number of megapixels tells you how many pixels a photo you’ll get from the camera will contain. Apple’s iPhone 6 still has an 8-megapixel camera, while high-end Android smartphones often offer 16-megapixel cameras.
In a nutshell, cramming more and more ever-smaller pixels onto a sensor isn’t always a good idea. Compared to a 16-megapixel camera, an 8-megapixel camera sensor of the same size will have larger pixels, which can let more light. More importantly, the overall quality of the sensor, lens, and image-processing software is also very important. 
Most photos taken this days are uploaded to site like facebook, instagram, and the likes where they are shrink to a few 100 kb which means having a 20 megapixels camera doesn’t matter if these site are going to shrink the image anyway.  Most people don't print their photos often enough or at large enough sizes for anything over 8 megapixels to ever really be a problem.
More megapixels look good on a specification sheet, and manufacturers can trumpet the number of megapixels their smartphone’s camera sensor offers.
 As The New York Times explains, “a camera’s lens, circuitry and sensor -- not to mention your mastery of lighting, composition and the camera’s controls -- are far more important factors.”
Never just compare the number of megapixels if you’re comparing smartphone cameras — look for actual comparison reviews where the reviewer actually took photos with each different phone and compared them. Don’t get bogged down in meaningless specifications.

6.Mobile phones Causes cancer

Mobile phones are low-powered radio devices that transmit and receive microwave radiation. They operate at frequencies between 450 and 2,700 MHz with peak powers in the range of 0.1 to 2 watts.
 By contrast, low-energy radiation does not have sufficient energy to ionise molecules.  There is little basis for the theory that low-energy radiation can damage DNA.
In the last 20 years, a large number of studies have investigated whether mobile phones are a health risk.  Many studies have been conducted on mobile phone use and its link to cancers of the head and brain – such as meningioma, glioma and acoustic neuroma.  Brain function – such as changes in cognitive performance or brain activity – has also been examined.
Although there remains some uncertainty, current scientific evidence indicates that a link between mobile phone use or base stations and cancer is unlikely.  Research to date has not been able to examine the long-term effects of mobile phone use, as mobile technology is relatively new. The possibility of adverse effects arising from this technology cannot be ruled out, but is looking less likely as the research accumulates.

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