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Currently creating Android tumbleweeds on stack overflow.


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comment Battery Life and First Time Charging on Li-ion Batteries. Myth?
@dandaman12: Nickel–metal hydride battery or NiMH, your typical rechargeable AA batteries are still of this type. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel%E2%80%93metal_hydride_battery)
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comment Battery Life and First Time Charging on Li-ion Batteries. Myth?
@RyanShillington: Leave it in the charger overnight, and the charge system will usually reset its full charged set-point.
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comment Battery Life and First Time Charging on Li-ion Batteries. Myth?
@LieRyan: True, i.e. the advice about charging the battery fully before first use ensures that the battery meter is calibrated accordingly.
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comment Battery Life and First Time Charging on Li-ion Batteries. Myth?
Except you are forgetting one thing: Calibration. Modern LiPo batteries have a very flat discharge curve, i.e. the voltage is almost exactly the same independent of the charge level. Thus the phone cannot use the voltage to estimate the charge level. It therefore has to measure how much energy goes in and out of the battery, in order to determine the current charge level. To do this the phone have to charge the battery fully, alt least once, in order to determine the upper bound of the charge level. I.e. if it is not charged fully, it might show 100% charge at a lesser charge than full.
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comment Stop Galaxy S2 from reading homepages out loud?
Finally found that setting, see my updated question, it is turned off, it does not mitigate the problem. :/
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comment Stop Galaxy S2 from reading homepages out loud?
There is no such thing available under accessibility, unfortunately.
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comment App optimization on every reboot?
@MatthewRead: Actually, as far as I understand I is really the JIT process being performed during the first boot. I know that contradicts the term JIT (a bit). See the sources that eldarerathis provides, they confirm this.
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comment Stop Galaxy S2 from reading homepages out loud?
@onik: I cannot find anything called TalkBack in the settings menu, nor any such running process. Where should I go look for TalkBack?
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