android battery issues

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Jun 17, 2010 4:14:06 AM

it seems holding a battery charge all day on my Droid is a chore. however I have found some Apps to help me out I use advanced task killer and automatic task killer. I would highly recommended both of these to anyone looking to improve battery life. if anyone has any others they use and like please share

Jun 18, 2010 6:23:09 AM

Ryan Erickson
i just wish they would come out with a bigger battery for my droid
I bought a Duracell Powersource Mini.. its a pocket sized rechargeable USB lithium-ion battery pack... which you can use To charge your phone on the go. It's a must have on long bike rides when using apps like "My Tracks" to record your route via gps... then you can later post on Facebook or Google My Maps.

Jun 18, 2010 1:08:46 PM

Ryan Erickson
i just wish they would come out with a bigger battery for my droid
Who is they? I do believe you can buy batteries that have reportedly more mAH than standard, but you would have to be careful, as some of those batteries with high reported mAH don't actually deliver on their promises. My advice would be to stick with a well reviewed and well-known battery maker if you go that route.

Jun 18, 2010 4:57:49 PM

thanks for the advise I will have to check that portable charger out. I have found some batteries online that supposedly have longer life but I don't think I will go for that because the battery sticks out of the back then my case wont fit: /

Jul 19, 2010 5:31:03 AM

Ryan Erickson
i just wish they would come out with a bigger battery for my droid

I think most folks would prefer a slightly larger phone with a battery that lasted a day than what we currently have. When will phone makers get this?

Jul 21, 2010 4:40:55 AM

It took several weeks, but I just got 2 more batteries and a charger off ebay for about ten bucks. They actually look identical too the stock battery. The charger works well also.

The seller is "tuttoit" if anyone else wants to try some.

I think for now this will be my solution. The battery is easy enough to replace.

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