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    Blackberry apps

    Just curious- I've loaded two applications onto my Blackberry, the first one a game, and the second was a QR scanner. Immediately upon making both active, my phone battery started dying quickly, so I've deleted both (they were installed and then deleted on separate occasions, so they weren't on the phone at the same time).

    Anyone else experience this? Is it a problem with individual apps, or just par for the course?



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Some apps are written better than others, a poorly coded one could use up a lot of CPU and drain your battery faster.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just curious- I've loaded two applications onto my Blackberry, the first one a game, and the second was a QR scanner. Immediately upon making both active, my phone battery started dying quickly, so I've deleted both (they were installed and then deleted on separate occasions, so they weren't on the phone at the same time).

    Anyone else experience this? Is it a problem with individual apps, or just par for the course?
    You probably never closed out of the app. Hold the button to the left of the track ball and a menu will pop up with what apps/programs are currently running. You have to physically exit some apps, not just back out of them.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    You probably never closed out of the app. Hold the button to the left of the track ball and a menu will pop up with what apps/programs are currently running. You have to physically exit some apps, not just back out of them.
    I'll have to check that if I ever load up another one.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Get a app called quick pull... It will restart your phone every day. You can pick the time... I usually set mine for 4am... It will help make sure your programs are turned off...



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Time to go to....




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    Re: Blackberry apps

    The app was likely poorly written and you never actually closed out of the program (it was running in the background).



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Time to go to....

    Yeah, the battery life will then be horrid to begin with (just like iPhone), so he won't have anything to worry about.

    Sorry, had to get my smartphone war attack in for the day.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Yeah, the battery life will then be horrid to begin with (just like iPhone), so he won't have anything to worry about.

    Sorry, had to get my smartphone war attack in for the day.
    I'm an Android fan but battery life is the last thing I'd argue as a reason to switch.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I'm an Android fan but battery life is the last thing I'd argue as a reason to switch.
    Well, I don't know what phone you have/owned, but my battery is almost the same as my previous BB. I owned the BB Curve and Tour and now own the Samsung Mesmerize and see almost no difference. But, thats just me. I have found that not syncing everything all the time helps with the Android.

    Android has twice as much to offer than BB, thats why I switched.



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    Re: Blackberry apps

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Yeah, the battery life will then be horrid to begin with (just like iPhone), so he won't have anything to worry about.

    Sorry, had to get my smartphone war attack in for the day.
    Yeah, actually being able to do things on a Droid will drain the battery. It's a side effect of having more possibilities.


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