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Old November 16th, 2009, 08:20 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Default I beg to differ

Originally Posted by Zerophi View Post
Task killer apps are not needed with android operating system.
I picked up my droid off the desk this afternoon and it was warm to touch...which has not happened to me before. The battery meter on my home screen informed me that within the past 30 minutes, battery had gone from 60% to 30%. I also noticed that the GUI was _very_ sluggish. I checked running tasks (via task mgr) and found an app (pocket auctions) was running 80% CPU. I had been using it earlier...but had moved on to something else. I tried bringing up the app and then returning back to the home screen, but that didn't help. I killed the task and everything was back to normal. For an OS without "close" buttons in the apps...I think it may, unfortunately, be necessary.
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