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Apple's iPhone Battery Advice

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Apple has 11 tips for increasing battery life on your iPhone.

  • Turn off 3G
  • Minimize use of location services
  • Fetch new data less frequently
  • Turn off push mail
  • Auto-check fewer email accounts
  • Minimize use of third-party applications
  • Turn off Wi-Fi
  • Turn off Bluetooth
  • Use Airplane Mode in low- or no-coverage areas
  • Adjust brightness
  • Turn off EQ

In a nutshell? Use it as an iPod. But not too often.

NB: there’s appears to still be an instance of “Push” in there. Was the decision to pull that term just for the non-email stuff?

TOPICS: Apple, Heh, iPhone
edibiase's picture

Not what they said they'd do, but seems accurate anyway

Apple's MobileMe apology said:

"So even though things are indeed instantly pushed to and from your iPhone and the web apps today, we are going to stop using the word 'push' until it is near-instant on PCs and Macs, too."

The use on the battery page seems okay with me, though. I'm fine with calling MobileMe's email "push" (on the iPhone, at least), since new MobileMe-served mail does seem to show up on the device instantly.




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