[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Battery Benchmarking?

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Sat Jan 13 10:54:42 EET 2007
On 1/13/07, Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa at nokia.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 23:00 +0000, ext Andrew Flegg wrote:
> > An always on device appeals; however I agree with Marius - if I have
> > to recharge it every night (or more often!) it'll get annoying very
> > quickly.
> However my point is that since the device is becoming more and more
> usable as a mobile terminal, it's only obvious that it will gain some of
> the features a mobile terminal has.

Indeed, and that's a Good Thing. I think we're just trying to make it
clear (although I'm sure you already realise this) that pitching it as
on "always on" device could backfire if you end up having to recharge
it every 4 hours (for example); solely from a marketing perspective.

> If you don't like them, switch them off (actually you could enjoy timed
> self poweron / poweroff with a simiple script if that's what is annoying
> you), but others might want them, so they are available.

Yup, and I can see myself doing a "timed connectivity" control panel
applet if I ever got an OS 2007-running device.



Andrew Flegg -- mailto:andrew at bleb.org  |  http://www.bleb.org/

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