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  1. davidrorick

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    Hi,

    I just joined the Android forums because today I said goodbye to my faithful Blackberry and made the move to the Android platform with a Droid 3.

    I like the phone so far, though it's so beefy I think I could drive nails with it. The touch and swipe interface will take some getting used to, but the keyboard is very nice.

    I have to figure out how to kill background apps, because my battery has been tanking in a hurry, but that's a question for another forum.

    This sounds like a great place to share tips and trick and to learn more about how to use a Droid phone.
     

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  2. El Presidente

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    Welcome to the forums! :)

    Android is its own task killer and all these background apps "running" in the background aren't actually using your battery. I can provide some links which explain it if you like?

    If you want some tips on getting the most out of your battery, try the Droid 3 subforum here: Motorola Droid 3 - Android Forums

    Generally speaking though, the first 10 days or so, the battery will be rubbish, so it may get better in time.
     
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    Welcome!

    If you do try driving nails with it, be sure to post a youtube of it! :D
     
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    Oh and El Prez is on the money about the Battery -- the things that use the most battery are actually the Cell radio, bluetooth, Wifi and the screen.

    There is an app called Tasker a lot of people like. Might be worth having a look after you get to know your phone pretty well.
     

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