The battery on my Android doesn’t seem to last as long as it used to. I noticed that Maps is using up most of my battery power. It seems to be the many Google apps that can be grabbing at your location data from Google Maps any time your phone is on. In some instances, I’ve noticed Maps constantly running in the background.
The Apple iPhone is known for being very efficient when it comes to battery life. If you don’t actively manage all of the stuff on your iPhone though, you may start wonder “What’s draining my iPhone battery?”. If you think you’re iPhone battery isn’t lasting as long as it should, here are some things you can take a look at.
There are a few games in the Android Market that I enjoy playing, but none of them really give me what I want as far as gaming on the Android. I don’t use my phone to game full time. When I do game on my phone, I’m trying to kill time while on the train or waiting for my dentist appointment. I need 3 minute bursts of arcade action, not a long epic. That’s where MAME4droid comes it. It gives you access to almost every classic arcade game. The app will also function with pretty much any Android phone, even the less powerful ones.
We’ve all had that stubborn app that just won’t work. Android users are constantly greeted with that “The applications has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.” message when you need to use the app most. Your only choice is to tap “Force close” to exit the app. Many people have asked me “Why do Android apps Force Close?” It’s not an easy question to answer. There can be many reasons.
A factory reset will set your Android back to its default state. The process, also known as a “hard” or “master” reset, will erase data from the device and set the Android OS back to default settings.
When you first start using a fresh battery, it seems like you can go for weeks without needing to plug your phone in. After a few months of use though, your battery doesn’t hold a charge like it used to. Suddenly, it seems you have to have your phone plugged in all the time.
Losing battery capacity is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to happen so fast. You can prolong the life of your phone battery and keep it able to hold a charge longer by following a few simple rules. You’re probably doing a few things that are killing your battery though without even knowing it. Here are three things you should be aware of if you want your battery to last longer than WebOS.
It’s the question every scared smartphone user asks. “What should I use to clean my smartphone?” You don’t want to damage that expensive piece of equipment. So you’re very careful about how you treat it. Here are some tips for cleaning your smartphone.
Playing music on an Android device sounds great, but controlling it has always been bit of a chore. This is because the device automatically locks the screen after the timeout period and you lose easy access to control your music. Apple devices all have a feature where you can always easily access the screen to skip and pause music. On the Android, you often have to press the power button, unlock the screen, then find your way back to the player options.
To make things easier, you’ll have to know which apps to use to play you music and which settings to toggle. Here are a few options to solve this problem.
If you’re an iPhone user, you may notice moments when the device gets really hot. This concerns many owners, but don’t worry. It’s perfectly normal for the iPhone to run hot, and there are many reasons why.