Even though the web is filled with these kind of posts, the main reason i’m [kinda re-]posting is that I actually got better battery life after following some specific instructions, and turned off some apple surveillance along the way. I’ll do my best to describe what the setting changes actually mean, but most of these are either poorly documented or not documented at all. Also, some guides around the web seemed to me a little misguiding, asking users to make changes that in my opinion will make the experience suffer without a major increase in battery performance.
My google trigger finger is trigger-fucking-happy. Ask me a question? I google it. In doubt? I google it. Write an iOS application from scratch? I google it. I Can’t think of the last time I used anything but a web search to know more about something, in what ever problem domain. I Honestly believe none of our experiences are unique, and someone somewhere must have had the exact same experience i’m having or expecting to have, and one of those someones somewhere must have written an amazing, info filled blogpost. I Know I would.
Hulu, Netflix, Spotify, Rdio and other high quality content streaming services are changing the way we watch TV shows, listen to music and check out that movie that someone told us about. Unfortunately for us on the wrong half of the planet, these sites are often available exclusively in a small number of countries, and there’s nothing more frustrating than reading an entire blog post about a band and not being able to hear some of their tracks on Rdio.