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Ads within Android apps found to consume 75% of the app's power

20 March, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Ads within Android apps found to consume 75% of the app's power - read the full textA team of researchers from Purdue University and Microsoft have made a rather starling discovery. It seems apart from being obnoxiously annoying, those pesky ads that pop-up within your Android apps are actually taking up to 75 percent of the app's total power consumption. This result was...

 

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I hate ads

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  • 2012-03-20 10:08
  • w4H4

i think this is logic.In The istore most apps are paid not free,so in order to keep freep apps in droid store you have free apps but with the cost not money but battery life.If you dont want adds buy the full app , so simple

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  • 2012-03-20 10:07
  • xvSx

Some kind developer please create an app which helps us turn on wifi or data automatically when entering games with ads. Thanks!

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  • 2012-03-20 10:05
  • Ui%s

> In reply to aku1 @ 2012-03-20 09:36 from wvSD - click to readFor example in angry birds progressing game is unavailable if there's no data connection(happened to me). Waiting for solution(playing game while there's no data connection)

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  • 2012-03-20 10:02
  • B3ZY

Google AdMob really sucks

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  • 2012-03-20 09:53
  • HHHH

So install ad-blocker

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  • 2012-03-20 09:53
  • 2xE7

Nothing a firewall or some blocked privileges can't solve...

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  • 2012-03-20 09:50
  • L1b6

u really aint gotta be a scientist to know this have yu?

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  • 2012-03-20 09:50
  • mEkg

Microsoft is trying their best to cut shot Google's revenue. From all the world of issue they got Android power consumption to do their research and funding. Why don't they make their mango/tango/wateva betta???

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  • 2012-03-20 09:48
  • 7w5B

hahahaha what a joke!! lol

seriously guys Symbian rocks because they don't have to come up with lame excuses as to why and what is consuming all the battery in a very short time.

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  • 2012-03-20 09:47
  • KIXR

Oh well. I hate ads so much.

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  • 2012-03-20 09:47
  • IV$W

Turn wifi off ! lol pretty simple
First =D

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  • 2012-03-20 09:36
  • wvSD

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