Pay For Your Apps – Get Better Battery Life

So if this report is true then using a lot of ad supported apps could be really hurting the battery life on your Android phone.

Suddenly paying 99 cents or $1.99 for an app seems like a pretty good deal doesn't it?

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Study Says Ad-Enabled Android Apps Drastically Affect Battery Life
Many of us don't care for ads because they tend to get in the way, but a new study suggests you should be worried about your battery life more than anything. A

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11 thoughts on “Pay For Your Apps – Get Better Battery Life

  1. March 19, 2012 at 17:52

    well duh!

  2. March 19, 2012 at 17:55

    I don't know. It never occurred to me the ads could be contributing to 70% of an apps battery usage. That's a huge number.

  3. March 19, 2012 at 17:58

    True, but I wonder what effect root apps that disallow ads have in the same type of test

  4. March 19, 2012 at 17:59

    always did to me. though i may have discussed it with some techie friends back when i got my first android phone.

  5. March 19, 2012 at 18:00

    Not sure. I don't run ad blocking on my phone +Aerysana Sadi.

  6. March 19, 2012 at 18:03

    Yes, It's a 'well duh' but like +Eoghann Irving I never thought about it. I only have two apps I have paid. My battery lasts for about eight hours. That is if I don't stuck in one part of the building to long. Than it lasts less than two hours.

  7. March 19, 2012 at 18:10

    mine dies from forgetting to turn off the wifi while out and about, i think :P

  8. March 19, 2012 at 18:12

    I have adfree running on rooted(obviously) htc incredible with about 115 apps loaded. 95% are free with ads. That said and knowing the Inc has horrible battery life, I'd say it must have some positive impact. I get about 12-16 hours depending on usage. And I'm on g+ mobile most of the day.

  9. March 19, 2012 at 18:47

    Juice Defender takes care of wifi very effectively

  10. March 19, 2012 at 18:48

    I'm not really comfortable blocking the ads in free apps.

  11. March 19, 2012 at 18:49

    Don't get me wrong I spread the love to developers.

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