Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Tips to save battery life on Android 4 ICS

In a very nice and tidy Help Page , Google has gathered everything you ever wanted to know, about the changes you will face in coming to Android 2.3 Gingerbread Android 4.x ICS. Within this there are some specific tips for saving battery which is somewhat general in my opinion. Let's see what proposed by Google:

Extend the life of your battery
If you aren't using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or GPS, use the Settings app to turn them off. The GPS setting is located in Settings> Personal> Location services.
Don't leave the Maps or Navigation apps open on the screen when you're not using them. They use GPS (and thus more power) only when they're running.
Turn down screen brightness and set a shorter Sleep timeout: Settings> Device> Display.
If you don't need it, turn off automatic syncing for all apps: Settings> Personal> Accounts & sync. Note that this means you need to sync manually to collect messages, email, and other recent information, and won't receive notifications when updates occur.
If you know you won't be near a mobile or Wi-Fi network for a while, switch to Airplane mode:
Press and hold the power switch until the Phone options dialog appears. Then touch Airplane Mode.

Extending battery life:
If you use network services such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or GPS, then close them. (Please fill and Data).
Do not leave open the main screen applications Maps or Navigation and using repeatedly the GPS (Here to fill that hold the screen and permanently open and illuminated).
Lower the screen brightness and the time it takes to shut itself (screen timeout)
Turn off automatic synchronization as it strives to bring new data for your applications.
If you're not near a Wi-Fi switch on flight mode (and how to get the phone, I say ;;;).
What you see is the very basics of saving, so basically not even include all the settings your device

Sunday, December 18, 2011

How to automatic backup and Data synchronization on Android device

We are using smartphones as a part of our life. In the unfortunate scenario where the Android device we suffered some damage and we do not backup our data (contacts, files, etc.), what do we do? Assuming that the loss of the device is irreversible and there is no way to recover we can get them back? The answer is yes.

The best solution is to have a reliable service with a strong password and not our digital stuff thrown in here and there. Obvious choice for this purpose is Google with its huge range of services that can cover almost everything for free. Do not hear that "Google is watching us and understand the world someday" because anyway we watch and have ten accounts on different services of dubious quality security, is the best.
It is advisable to take advantage of preinstalled functions in our one and Android is to Google, the choices are almost ready. The first thing to do is to go on the track "Menu -> Settings -> Accounts & sync" and activate the "Auto sync". Thus, the changes are occasionally will go automatically to our account on Google. Let's see separate timing for each data type.