Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Optimising PDA battery life

Optimising PDA battery life
Optimising the battery life of your Mobile Device increases the efficiency of your Mobile GIS System. Here is a list of some of the modifications you can make to your Mobile Device to let you make the most of your time out in the field.

Power
Start/Settings/System/Backlight
Cycle through and set options for Battery Power, External Power, Brightness, Keypad Battery e.g. turn off backlight if not used for x minutes, set the screen brightness

Start/Settings/Power
Monitor and select power settings for your Mobile Device e.g. turn off device if not used for x minutes

Start/Settings/Power/Calibration
Check battery calibration status, and re-calibrate battery if recommended (only available on selected devices)

Memory
Start/Settings/Memory/Main
Monitor the free/available memory on your device.

Start/Settings/Memory/Running Programs
Monitor running programs and stop programs that may be churning up memory e.g. ActiveSync, Email, etc

Connections
Start/Settings/Connections/
Monitor the integration of your Mobile Device with other devices through Bluetooth, Wireless Manager and other Connection options, e.g. maintain Bluetooth connection when device is turned off, turn on/off Bluetooth and Wireless connections.

2 comments:

sheela said...

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sheela said...

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


Kaylee

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