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Android smartphone: Battery saving service

Ismail, Zahid and Ali, Muna A. and Nassr, Rasheed (2011) Android smartphone: Battery saving service. In: International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems (ICRIIS 2011), 23-24 November 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Saving power of Smartphone’s battery becomes an important because of appearance of applications and technologies that consume more power such as GPS and wifi. This paper reports on development and evaluation of an Android service to save power, it tries to utilizes Smartphone idle times to stop technologies such as Wifi and Bluetooth and application that may consume battery power; this service reads settings, configured by user, and stops/resumes technologies and application accordingly when events such as Screen goes off/on, wifi signal becomes weak or not exist, and when user goes to non-covered area. The idea behind this service is to increase battery life by stopping power-consuming while user does not use application and technologies. An empirical study has been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of this service on Android Smartphone. The result shows there is a slight increase in battery life.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 6279/8702
Uncontrolled Keywords: Android; battery power; Smartphone
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.5 Information technology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Depositing User: Hj Zahid Ismail
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2011 06:49
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2011 08:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8702

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