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Old 10-17-2011, 10:00 AM
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Default How is Your Battery Life With iOS 5?

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://osxdaily.com/2011/10/16/ios-5-battery-life-fix-tips/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+osxdaily+(OS+X+Daily)&utm_content=Google+Reader' target='_blank'>http://osxdaily.com/2011/10/16/ios-...t=Google+Reader</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Many users who have upgraded to iOS 5 have noticed decreased battery life, the problem seems to effect iPhone and iPad users the worst, but some iPod touch users have noticed battery reductions as well"</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1318813162.usr105634.jpg" style="border: #d2d2bb 1px solid;" /></p><p>I haven't noticed a problem with my iPhone 4 and battery life under iOS 5 that other folks have, but this article has some good tips nonetheless. I usually turn off Bluetooth as well as location services&nbsp;when I'm not going to be using&nbsp;them for awhile, but that's basically it. How about you? Any problems with iOS 5 and decreased battery life? What have you done to improve it?</p>
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Old 10-17-2011, 08:28 PM
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Last night I put my iPhone 4 in airplane mode with 46% power. I woke up this morning to a dead phone. I noticed before putting it to sleep last night that it seemed kind of slow. I suppose an app was running all night. Wish I could control-alt-del and review processor usage. My guess it either iMessage or integrated Twitter, as the slowdown seemed to happen after using one of those (iMessage to send a 15 second video, Twitter to post some pics). I killed all active apps today and it seems to be depleting slower. The solution is probably a bit of tinkering on my part and some bug fixes that will inevitably be released. I'm an early adopter so I expect some challenges.
 
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