MikeFHay
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Disable all mobile data-consuming apps
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Settings > Accounts & Sync > Uncheck "Background Data" This will disable data use for all apps which are not your current foreground application, however a few apps might ignore it. For further ...

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Instead of tabs, is it possible to save links and read them one by one?
1 votes

Maybe you don't need to get away from tabs, you just need your browser to not crash. I just did a quick stress test of Firefox for Android, and got to 72 tabs before encountering any issues on my ...

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Is there an intent for telling Play Store to update all apps, or turn auto update on?
1 votes

Under the Account Sync action in Llama, you can Enable Account Sync then Request Update. It's possible that the Play Store will update when this is called, but I haven't tried it so couldn't tell you ...

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Archive SMS messages, without extra permissions
1 votes

If the reason that you're worried about permissions is because you are worried that an app might do something nefarious, why not try an open-source solution? That way if the program was doing anything ...

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What kind of power saving smarts does Android already have?
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I wouldn't bother with any of those optimisations, mostly for the reasons that others have already stated. Optimisations I do use (with Llama, but I'm sure they're just as easy to do in Tasker): ...

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is there a way to know what CPU, GPU, RAM my phone / tablet has?
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Settings > About Phone will give you info on the CPU and RAM, as well as some information about the software on the device. This works on my phone with Cyanogenmod 7.1 (Android 2.3), and I think it ...

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