12-31-2007, 02:00 AM
| | Re: Apple slowly bumping up the speed on iPhones?
In article <email@example.com>,
Todd Allcock <elecconnec@AmericaOnLine.com> wrote:
> At 30 Dec 2007 13:31:51 -0600 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > No. Battery life depends on CPU speed but not on code efficiency.
> > So they can keep the old CPU speed and battery life and use better
> > code to speed things up, or they can slow down the CPU and increase
> > battery life use better code to retain the same functional speed.
> True, but CPU speed can be controlled by software, and I assume the
> iPhone's is. It can be set to stay low when the device is "idling" and
> cranked up when doing processor-intensive stuff like playing video. Love
> the iPhone, hate it, or anything inbetween, it has a phenomenal battery
> life for such a loaded device (WiFi, BT, etc.)
This has been my experience, and why I've often gotten 3 days between
charges - even with WIFI use (which I use a lot).
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