Purdue News: AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps that drain less battery

Purdue News: AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps that drain less battery. “Purdue University researchers have created a new tool, called ‘DiffProf,’ that uses artificial intelligence to automatically decide for the developer if a feature should be improved to drain less battery and how to make that improvement.”

Lifehacker: How to Maximize Battery Life and Minimize Data Usage When Traveling

Lifehacker: How to Maximize Battery Life and Minimize Data Usage When Traveling. “It’s summertime and wanderlust is coming for us all. It’s important that you get out there and see the world, but it’s equally important that your phone is as ready for your travels as you are. After you’ve thrown a dart on the map and purchased your plane ticket, try these tips to make sure you’re not burning through your smartphone’s battery—or data plan—while away.”

iOS: How to Keep Your iPhone Alive When Your Battery’s Dangerously Low (Lifehacker)

Lifehacker: iOS: How to Keep Your iPhone Alive When Your Battery’s Dangerously Low. “It used to be that when I went out late in the city, I’d play a rousing game of ‘How long can I keep my phone alive so I can listen to music on the way home?’ I would throw my phone into airplane mode, turn the brightness down, and hope it would last until I made it back to my apartment. Apple has since improved the way it handles battery life, though it doesn’t do everything it could to ensure your phone stays on. There are a few more tricks of the trade you can use to keep your iPhone alive as long as possible. “