Featured Articles

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Intel will do something that it never did before. It will release two processor generations at once in the desktop space.…

More...
ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

British chip designer ARM has just signed off its 50th licensing agreement for its ARMv8-A technology, which includes support for 64-bit…

More...
Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Just a few years ago we had two market segments for business users. We had desktops and notebooks and now Intel…

More...
GTA 5 will make November release

GTA 5 will make November release

While we have continued to hear that Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC will not…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 25 April 2014 06:23

Battery life tweaks in iOS 7.1.1 update

Written by David Stellmack

No official word from Apple to confirm

It would seem that Apple has kept mum about, perhaps the more welcome feature of the new iOS 7.1.1 update. Some users are saying that it would seem that Apple has made a number of tweaks in 7.1.1 that extend battery life and we know everyone wants better battery life.

According to testing over at ZDNet by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, the update seems to reverse the trend of battery life continuing to go down. In a six-hour test, battery life is about 16% better according to Kingsley-Hughes. If correct, the boost in battery life would see battery life performance return to iOS 6 levels.

A review of Kingsley-Hughes’s method, it does seem a solid indication that there has been an improvement. It is no secret that Apple has been looking at a number of ways to improve battery life. We have seen that Apple has tried to implement a method that sees the device conserve power by predicting what the user will actually need and apply the correct power management strategy to conserve power.

In our own testing since the 7.1.1 update, although not a scientific test by any stretch, it does seem that since we have applied the 7.1.1 update, battery life has improved some with significant use of the phone. It does seem like we are getting a bit better battery life than we were getting.

So far, Apple has yet to confirm or deny that the battery performance of 7.1.1 has been tweaked.

Read more here.

http://www.zdnet.com/ios-7-1-1-brings-with-it-better-iphone-battery-life-7000028733/

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments