I just got a Samsung “Blade” MM-A900 (and a 2-year service contract) from Sprint. (How I “bought” the phone is an amazing story of luck and savings. But, that’s a future article in this blog.) When I read a couple of the phone’s reviews in magazines and forums, I noticed a common complaint: the battery life sucks. The first day I used the phone I said to myself, “No Kidding!” I used up two of my bars in the first half of the day!