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Angry Birds in Space and Backyard Zombies, free (Android)

#31 TwelveVolt   Nobody from Nowhere CAGiversary!   2352 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  


Posted 23 March 2012 - 02:16 PM

I read yesterday that Ad supported Apps use up to 60% more battery due to poorly written ad engines.

If anyone was wondering... here's a link to an article that talks about that. It's interesting that Microsoft had a hand in the research.

Angry Birds was one of the apps they tested.

While playing a level of Angry Birds, 70 percent of the battery drain was as a result of the game uploading user data in the background, such as location information) and the downloading and displaying of ads to the user.