Batterydrain

06.18.12
Android apps that use power control APIs are often 'battery killers,' oh the irony
06.18.12

Android apps that use power control APIs are often 'battery killers,' oh the irony

If there's one thing Purdue University researchers can't stand, it's an inefficient Android app. Th...

By S. Sakr,   06.18.12
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11.25.11
Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life
11.25.11

Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life

Nokia's Asha handsets already use browser compression to reduce data costs and power consumption...

By S. Sakr,   11.25.11
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07.04.11
SleepWell forces WiFi to wait its turn, keeps gadgets well-rested (update)
07.04.11

SleepWell forces WiFi to wait its turn, keeps gadgets well-rested (update)

Ever feel like your WiFi devices' battery-lives are better off when not surrounded by peers and pass...

By J. Pollicino,   07.04.11
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03.25.10
Sony's VAIO CW draining the battery while asleep?
03.25.10

Sony's VAIO CW draining the battery while asleep?

Thinking of picking up a VAIO CW over the weekend? You might want to hold those horses just a bit,...

By D. Murph,   03.25.10
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02.02.10
Microsoft says it's looking into laptop battery issues with Windows 7
02.02.10

Microsoft says it's looking into laptop battery issues with Windows 7

We've already seen some evidence that suggests Windows 7 puts a particularly hard drain on at least...

By D. Melanson,   02.02.10
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