[maemo-users] Lock, sleep, power-down

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Thu Jun 5 00:03:04 EEST 2008
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 12:07:49PM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>> On Tue, June 3, 2008 07:53, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> > The device is very good at seamless power savings, but it's possible to
>> > install buggy applications that aren't smart enough to sleep when they
>> > should and drain the battery faster.
>> Something like that may be going on, though I haven't installed very much.
>> I'm assuming the application would have to be running to make a
>> difference?
> Yes.
>> Yesterday I started the day fully charged,
> Do you mean that the battery icon showed full charge, or that you kept
> it charging overnight and the charging animation stopped?
> In my experience the battery icon is very nonlinear: you use the tablet
> for 4 hours, it shows full charge, then it starts showing less and in 2
> more hours of active usage it runs out completely.  (The numbers are
> approximate.)
>> and it spent the day in my
>> shoulder bag, and when I unlocked it near bedtime to read for a little
>> while (not having touched it since I took it off the charger in the
>> morning),
> Ah, okay, so you answered my question. ;-)
>> the battery was down to 3 days standby, 1 hour active.
> That's not normal.

I don't know what constitutes "normal", but that's typical of my unit.


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