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10 Tablet Battery Tips: More Power

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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A cellular-ready tablet makes a good car navigation system, particular when it's fitted snugly in a car mount. Why? Because a tablet's big screen is a lot easier to read than a puny smartphone screen.

But location services, such as GPS mapping apps, are proven power hogs, and it's very easy to turn on a navigation app and forget it's running in the background. You should use location services only when necessary, or take the extreme approach and disable them altogether. On Android tablets, go to Settings > Location and turn off GPS services and other location-based tools by unchecking the appropriate box. To disable location services on an iPad, visit Settings > Privacy > Location Services.

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4/9/2015 | 3:38:55 PM
Does it work?
These are some great tips! I never realized that there were so many different ways to extend the battery life of a tablet. Do you know if any of these suggestions apply to devices that use regular AA or AAA batteries? Thanks for sharing your advice with us.
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9/5/2013 | 3:50:14 PM
re: 10 Tablet Battery Tips: More Power
Battery problem is the main issue with all the Smartphones. The points you mentioned are good and thanks for sharing your information.
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7/24/2013 | 8:16:23 PM
re: 10 Tablet Battery Tips: More Power
Did we leave out your battery-saving tablet tip? Please share.

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