Revised “Juice Defender”-like Tasker profiles

A couple of months ago, I posted up My “Juice Defender” Tasker Profiles. I've had a while to play around with different versions of those profiles, and this is what I've finally settled on. (I'm going with Tasker shorthand here and just showing you the final product—if you need handholding on how in general to […]

My “Juice Defender” Tasker Profiles

In response to My Favorite Android App: Tasker, one reader asked how I set up my battery conserving profiles. These are totally a work in progress (and if someone has suggestions for how to streamline them, I'm open to hearing people's thoughts). Terminology These are not official names for the icons. These are just what […]

Android Battery Saving Tips

Don’t run a “task killer” app A lot of people think a task killer or app killer app will save you battery life. In fact, you’ll find it regularly in the top 20 for top free apps in the Android Market. When I bought my first Android phone in 2009, the T-Mobile salesperson recommended I […]