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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
    Recently one of our iPhone 3GS units began needing to be recharged before the end of the day. Quite unusual given that we were only sending a handful of text messages a day from that phone and hadn't taken any phone calls on the day we noticed the problem. My wife mentioned that this had been a bit of a problem for a few days but had suddenly gotten much worse that day.

    For a moment the thought of new iPhones put a gleam in my eye. My wife quickly squashed that notion by assuring me that this was not a good excuse to get new iPhones. It might, in fact, be a reason to get rid of the ones we al... ... Return to article to continue reading.

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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
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    Another fine blog post by Slydude. Definitely worth a read if you find yourself having iOS battery issues!
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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
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    Thanks Slydude... This is a very common problem but very few knows the solution.

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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
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    Sly's Quick Tips - Multitasking Probably Isn't Killing Your iPhone's Battery
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    I have an iPhone 4 that loses battery power pretty quickly. I prolong its daily lifespan by turning off 3G, Cellular Data, and Location Services. If I'm out and I need something, I simply take 10 seconds to turn these services back on.

    Using this, I just charge my phone at night. On rare occasion, I might need a charge by early evening (if I spend any time playing Tiny Wings, for example).

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