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Mobile Ads Drain Android Battery Life

Mobile Ads Drain Android Battery Life

A new study looked at Android’s top 5 apps and the effect they had on battery life. The researchers used a custom app to measure the battery drain of the top 5: Angry Birds, the New York Times Reader, MapQuest, Free Chess and the Android web browser. Click through to find out how each app scored.The apps were scored on overall battery drain, as well as the energy demands of specific actions within the app. The results showed that...

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Improve Android Battery Life: 5 New Ways

Improve Android Battery Life: 5 New Ways

Looking to extend your Android phone’s battery life and go even longer between charges? Click through for five new ways to get the most out of your Android battery. 1. Disable Adobe Flash. Although it’s great that Android phones can run flash (cough..iPhone…cough) this plugin consumes battery life. Go to Settings > Enable Plug-ins and set it to On Demand. 2. Reduce the size of your Microsoft Exchange email folder. If...

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