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My Desire has good standby battery, but as soon as I start using it to do anything, it just eats electricity.
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Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post
Once you put a kernel with HAVS on the Evo, battery life gets pretty awesome.
How do I go about doing this? Battery life on my EVO isn't bad but isn't great either.
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Originally Posted by rx7i2 View Post
How do I go about doing this? Battery life on my EVO isn't bad but isn't great either.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=653

You'll have to root the phone, dig around in that forum, unfortunately I don't have the time to dig up all the relevant threads but they should be on the first 3 pages or so.
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Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post
http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=653

You'll have to root the phone, dig around in that forum, unfortunately I don't have the time to dig up all the relevant threads but they should be on the first 3 pages or so.
Hell, I rooted my Desire and installed Oxygen which is meant to be one of the most battery friendly ROM's. Like the above poster said, it's OK... but not great...
post #55 of 120
I bought my iPhone 4 cause i like IOS more than android. However I'm not an apple fan-boy because I think all other apple products are overrated and especially overpriced!

Another main reason for an iPhone 4 was that I really fell in love with the build quality of it. When you've had an iPhone 4 in your hands all other smartphones, like galaxy s and some HTC's etc, feel like a cheap piece of plastic. However, I don't know if HTC and Samsung have started making phones with better and solid materials.

I don't understand why every aaaaaaaaaaaalways make such a fuss about what phone is the best. I haven't had any probs with my iPhone (so far) and i'm happy with it. Just like my Nokia n95 I had before that in the end became really slow.

In the end, buy the phone you like the most looking at design and features and decide what provider you want. What benefit do you get at shouting android is better than IOS or vice versa!
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Yea if I have to "break in" a battery on anything I buy, I'm not going to buy it. That's stupid. How many hours do you get? Saying it's over clocked yet under volted...and then gets better battery life makes no sense at all and is probably straight up false.
Oh, don't buy anything with a rechargable battery, then. This includes iPhones and laptops.

The batteries in modern devices need to be fully charged before used. In fact I remember my first brand new Nokia phone needing to be charged for 16 hours before you turned it on because if you didn't your battery would get worse and worse, quickly. And that was 10 years ago.

You can wear that Android avatar but all your posts are Apple-centric.
    
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The batteries in modern devices need to be fully charged before used.
Categorically false.

Your battery from 10 years ago was a NiCa battery that NEEDED to be charged like that. Today's modern batteries DO NOT need to be charged to full capacity before use. This has been discussed at length throughout this thread.
 
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Well, HTC suggested I charge my battery for 6 hours on first charge. It typically takes 3 hours to charge. They're also giving out advice that involves:

Fully charging
disconnect charge, turn off phone
charge again for 2 hours
turn on and leave for 2 mins
charge again

a lot of people on forums following this advice have said it works. Doesn't for me, at all, but there you go.


Eitherway, your first post, which I quoted, was just pants on head r-tarded in the finicky and huffy way you stated your opinion. What you said was right, but you generally don't listen to people with that kind of attitude.
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In the end, buy the phone you like the most looking at design and features and decide what provider you want. What benefit do you get at shouting android is better than IOS or vice versa!
Hoe else will we know who has the largest e-peen?
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Oh please, comparing Iphone to Android is like comparing consoles to PC, literally. One is made by same hardware and every single one is completely identical, the other one comes in many different shapes and models and its hardware varies from crappy and cheap to fast and expensive. One is made for simple people, other is made for enthusiasts
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