Originally Posted by GoNavy
OK got another question...I downloaded "Badass battery monitor" and on the display it shows that the phone radio is using 18.7 percent of my battery...what the hell is that..I don't have a radio playing or even a option or widget with a radio. So it must be not what I think it is, is this something I can turn off, what exactly is it. Anyone know...
The word "radio" means two things in smartphones: a radio as you're thinking of, and a radio which sends and receives data to and from the nearest carrier's tower. That second one is the one referred to, as it polls towers regularly in order to bring calls/ringing to your device.