[maemo-users] N900 power consumption

From: Bernard Tyers b at runningwithbulls.com
Date: Mon Apr 26 13:50:31 EEST 2010
----- Original message -----
> ext Bernard Tyers wrote:
> > If I am at home I use it to read rss feeds, and make calls. When at work it is
> > idling on wifi.   
> It would be interesting to know if it supports power save.

Are you asking about the wifi ap? I'll check and see if that is the case. That doesn't help though if I am "in the wild" using a public wifi spot.

> Even if you have not changed anything, in the environment where the N900
> lives, setup conditions different from the expected ones (and I believe
> our testing is done with AP with power-save enabled) might give
> "interesting" results. Like this one.

Agreed. My only real issue is with the power management of this device. I understand installing "non-power optimised" software will likely cause issues, but this is no help when some issues are device related.

Other than power, this is an excellent device.

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