09 Apr '12, 7pm

Where Your Smartphone Energy Goes…: Filed under: Energy News

Where Your Smartphone Energy Goes…: Filed under: Energy News

New research out of Purdue University shows how free smartphone apps suck energy out of your phone. In summary, they spend 65-75% of their energy on “ad modules” — ”tracking the user’s geographical location, sending information about the user to advertisers and downloading ads.” Well, as someone in the internet industry, I know that ads are financially responsible for many of the products and much of the content that we love — without them, many of us simply wouldn’t be able to do what we do. But 75% of energy — wow. Good news is that the researchers are also working on a technique to reduce the energy usage of the apps by, so far, 20-65%. Apps Sucking Your Smart Phone Dry “It turns out the free apps aren’t really free because they contain the hidden cost of reduced battery life,” Y. Charlie Hu, a Purdue University professor of electrical and computer engineering, aptly no...

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