Your tablet battery can last more than the typical 8 to 10 hours if you follow these smart strategies for iPad, Android devices.
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The screen, not surprisingly, is a tablet's biggest energy hog, as this screenshot from GSam Battery Monitor, a power usage analyzer for Android, shows. It's unwise to set your tablet to maximum brightness, as battery life will suffer greatly. The iPad's auto-brightness setting adjusts screen brightness based on ambient light, and Apple says the best way to extend battery life is to manually adjust this setting. To do so, go to Settings > Brightness & Wallpaper and drag the slider to the left. Android users should go Settings > Display > Brightness. Unfortunately, reducing screen brightness might result in a less enjoyable reading experience, but battery misers must learn to live with trade-offs.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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