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Root Which widgets suck the most battery on rooted/OC'd DROIDs?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by inssane, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member
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    I usually have the refreshes high )6 hours instead of 2) with every widget that updates like this.
    My suspect for a drainer is Facebook, the BIG Twidroid widget, and I am not sure about the picture frames.

    Any input/experience?
     

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  2. ska.t73

    ska.t73 Well-Known Member
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    Well I don't know about sucking battery life, but I found that if I'm trying to play the Homerun showdown app (whatever the name is) that I have to remove the Beautiful Home widget or the game is laggy as hell even at 1.1 oc'd...
     
  3. shrink57

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    My favorite game :D I have the Advanced Task Manager widget on my desktop and always hit it to free up memory before Homerun Battle. I has prevented the lagging. My guess is live wallpapers also contribute to battery drain.
     
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  4. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member
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    Believe it or not the LWP is not bad at all - it just causes lag for Helix2
     
  5. YankeeDudeL

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    What kills my battery the most are when I have an IM app open like Meebo or Fring.
     
  6. ska.t73

    ska.t73 Well-Known Member
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    What kills my battery is the fact that I can't put the stupid phone down... :p
     
  7. s1ckGhost

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    What kills my battery is when I have 1x reception.. that reception search is a definite killer.

    I only have 2 running widgets, one which i cant consider a widget.. Beautiful Widget and LWP. Im o.c at 1ghz with bekit.

    Still trying to figure out how to maximise my battery usage...hmm
     

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