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Software 3.0 - Less battery consumption?

View Poll Results: Have you noticed that there is a less battery consumption with software 3.0?
Yes. 17 58.62%
No. 12 41.38%
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06-19-2009, 06:41 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
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Software 3.0 - Less battery consumption?

Hey guys, I've noticed that with the release of software 3.0, applications use less battery now.

I've been playing Let's Golf on my iPhone 3G for about 1.5 hours straight, yet, my battery bar still shows that its full. Before the new software update, my battery would've been half empty by now.

Have you guys noticed it as well? Or is my battery bar screwed?
06-19-2009, 06:57 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 395
My iPod's been charged since I downloaded it about an hour ago, so I wouldn't know.
A little bit off-topic, but will the battery drain noticeably if I keep the bluetooth on?

06-19-2009, 07:16 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
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i played 2079 for like 6 hours straight yesterday, and never had a problem. but i don't know if that's just the game or not, not sure.

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06-19-2009, 07:48 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by sundance kid View Post
i played 2079 for like 6 hours straight yesterday, and never had a problem. but i don't know if that's just the game or not, not sure.
So you played for 6 hours straight and did not lose any battery?
06-19-2009, 07:52 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Washington
Posts: 9,125
Yeah my battery drains slower too. I played peggle and galcon for a good 3 hours, (galcon online too), and had over 3/4 left.

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06-19-2009, 08:12 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: New York
Posts: 804
Quote:
Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
Hey guys, I've noticed that with the release of software 3.0, applications use less battery now.

I've been playing Let's Golf on my iPhone 3G for about 1.5 hours straight, yet, my battery bar still shows that its full. Before the new software update, my battery would've been half empty by now.

Have you guys noticed it as well? Or is my battery bar screwed?
Thats definitely not possible for it to still be 100%. All I know is that Baseball Slugger Home Run Race 3D rapes my battery but its worth it. Just too great of a game to stop playing because of a thing like the batter life. Outlets are everywhere.

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06-19-2009, 08:39 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by TMAC34 View Post
Thats definitely not possible for it to still be 100%. All I know is that Baseball Slugger Home Run Race 3D rapes my battery but its worth it. Just too great of a game to stop playing because of a thing like the batter life. Outlets are everywhere.
I know it's not possible for it to still be 100%, but my battery bar shows it to be completely full. Is my battery bar screwed then?
06-19-2009, 08:43 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Georgia
Posts: 2,818
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Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
I know it's not possible for it to still be 100%, but my battery bar shows it to be completely full. Is my battery bar screwed then?
Well, it could be because my iPod says I have 82% left then I lock it and open it back up and it says I have 76% left. Weird.....

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06-19-2009, 08:53 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: N.Y., USA
Posts: 158
Is someone very sure that os 3.0 really reduce battery consumption? If it really does then I might consider upgrading my iPod touch.
06-19-2009, 09:00 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by Slapshot View Post
Well, it could be because my iPod says I have 82% left then I lock it and open it back up and it says I have 76% left. Weird.....
How do you check what percentage of battery you have left? Or is it a feature only on the iPod Touch?