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Fast answer: Nes. Yo. Well, it all depends... on how you use your device. Detailed answer Self-Experiment I just did a self-experiment to find out. Until now, I had all my devices fixed to 2G -- as that should "save juice", like the question suggests. So for 4 days now, I have 3G enabled. Surprisingly: No difference which could not be explained by ...
It seems like others have had this problem as well: http://www.reddit.com/r/GalaxyNexus/comments/19y0a9/galaxy_nexus_screen_turn_on_durring_lock_screen/ http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/mobile/PA5JZH-Oj4o http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=39625 It is a bug in Android 4.2, specifically with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I imagine ...
Tasker is an app that can be used to automate changing settings on your device, based on various events like when you leave range of a wifi AP, or when you enter a geographic area. You can have a look through the Tasker tag here for some idea of the jobs it can be used for, and how to configure it.
I can think of two reasons why a CM ROM might reduce battery life: CPU governor: The cpu governor controls the frequency of the CPU depending on the requirement. Your ROM might be using a governor that favours performance over battery life. Selecting a governor that achieves a good balance between performance & battery life might help you. You can ...
It Depends. yes, depends on your settings (Auto Brightness, Wifi Scan interval, GPS, Auto Sync Enabled) type of applications installed (Widgets and its high auto refresh rate) and many more (kernel wakelock) etc. Just try to check what consumes your battery using better battery stats. From that you can identify, what causing battery drain.
I do research on Li-ion batteries. Why batteries fade over time is still an issue that is unknown at the fundamental level. What I can tell you is that there is a solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) which forms upon the first charging cycle. This SEI protects the negative electrode but it is suggested that the SEI leads to fading over time. If you fail ...
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