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"Signal Status" app ?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by twistedlim, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. twistedlim

    twistedlim Android Expert
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    I was looking through the market this morning and found an app I had not seen before "Signal Status". It allows you to show the signal status in dBm on the status bar. Has anyone tried it. It seems to work great but I wonder about battery drain?
     

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    How much battery it uses will depend on how often its updating the status. If its real-time, I seems like it'd be a huge battery drain, but there is probably an option to change the frequency of updates.
     
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    Tried it out for the last few days and I did not notice a battery difference. I checked the cpu draw with system panel and it is basically nothing. Handy little app where coverage is questionable.
     
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    Nice info thanks. Was just about to go looking for something like this.
     

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