View Single Post
Old June 30th, 2010, 02:25 PM   #126 (permalink)
Essex's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Washington, D.C.
Posts: 269
Device(s): HTC EVO
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 148
Thanked 61 Times in 43 Posts

Bump. Go to the Market and search "SystemPanel App." Before I bought this app, I was firmly in the Task Killers are required crowd. But once SystemPanel App showed me what the Android OS is actually doing, I realized that Task Killers should be used VERY judiciously (e.g. poorly coded 3rd party apps). Just because an app is "running" doesn't mean that it is using memory.

I'm starting to think that the "low-tech" components of the EVO (the radios) are the primary culprit of battery drain. Not the OS...
Essex is offline  
Reply With Quote