Android Power Management Tips for Developers, Page 2
Building Power-efficient Android Apps
Here are some additional tips for you, the Android developer, to ensure your applications make efficient use of the battery life on a target device:
Improve Your Device's Battery Life
Hopefully these tips will help you to get more time out of your device battery. Android devices, and mobile platforms in general, are ever-evolving. By disabling features you don't use, getting creative with your charging opportunities, and leveraging some of the tips here, you should be able to improve your device's battery life substantially, as well as ensure that your own applications are "power-saving" and not "power-sucking."
About the Authors
|Shane Conder and Lauren Darcey -- Contributing Editors, Mobile Development -- have coauthored two books on Android development: an in-depth programming book entitled Android Wireless Application Development (ISBN-13: 978-0-321-62709-4) and Sams Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours (ISBN-13: 978-0-321-67335-0). When not writing, they spend their time developing mobile software at their company and providing consulting services.|