Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

There are free apps in Google Play like Trepn that show you exactly what happens to the CPU frequencies of all cores during a file download. This data is captured in the background so the screen can be off. They also show the CPU load and actual power consumption in mA or mW. I've found that downloading a large file over Wi-Fi uses more power than you would ...


1

If its downloading 1 file from 1 site - barely works: Its offloaded to modem. If its downloading via torrent - Might work harder; decrypting, hashing, etc... Basically Downloading takes little CPU -----> I am gonna guess youre asking "Why does downloading eat my battery so hard?" If that is the case: Then Think of your Cell(3g,4g,etc) and Wifi As giant ...


0

It depends. It might act the same like when the screen is off, or it could be on a lower frequency. It is up to the kernel. There are tools which gives you the control, how the CPU frequency will change when the screen is on/off like Device Control


0

As already mentioned, Power Tutor doesn’t display power for the GPU. Power Tutor is a very cool app, but it's based on research that was done in 2011. It uses modelling to estimate power consumption. No actual power is displayed. Power Tutor is surprisingly accurate when it is run on the phone that was used to create the model, but that phone (the HTC Dream) ...


0

Answering own question in case anybody else has the same issue. There is another file /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl that contained the mapping for the power button. The Android docs say never to modify this file but I did anyway. Commenting out the power button line in this file has solved my issue (power button stuck in) and I'm now using my volume up ...



Top 50 recent answers are included