Blog of applications efficiency

  • Qwant vs Google: Which search engine is better for battery life?

    Qwant vs Google: Which search engine is better for battery life?

    Today we look into mobile search engines. These everyday gateways to the internet are now mostly used on our mobile devices. We chose to compare two of the most popular but very different search engines. One is a French search engine launched in 2013 whose values are the protection of the neutrality of the results as well as your private life: Qwant. The other is the most used search engine in the world, holding nearly 90% market share, having the ability to process a very large amount of data, you guessed it, we are talking about Google.

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  • Why automate the testing of its mobile applications?

    Why automate the testing of its mobile applications?

    The tests automation is often considered as an additional cost within the development teams, and this for various reasons: Necessity of a team’s rise in competence on a particular tool Writing times are more important than manual execution times Necessary maintenance of tests over time … Mobile development with lower project costs and shorter development times doesn’t help move to automated testing. The benefits aren’t necessarily well evaluated towards the cost of autonomization.

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  • Is it possible to listen to music without emptying your smartphone's battery ?

    Is it possible to listen to music without emptying your smartphone's battery ?

    Your phone battery is discharging too fast? When buying your smartphone, the seller has promised you a battery life of 3 days. After one month, you recharge it every day (the phone, not the seller). Maybe the seller (and probably the constructor with him) lied to you about the actual capabilities of the phone? Since the Volkswagen case, we are no longer sure of anything … But the problem is probably more complex.

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  • Top 2018 least energy-hungry browsers for your smartphone

    Top 2018 least energy-hungry browsers for your smartphone

    The internet browser is one of the most critical applications of your smartphone. It allows you to access a multitude of services (Social Network, news, games …). It’s even more so when you don’t want to download an app and prefer to use a mobile site instead. Your browser is used almost continuously on your phone. It’s therefore responsible for some of the decline in the battery life of your smartphone.

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  • Should I activate the night mode to increase my battery life? The case of the Twitter app

    Should I activate the night mode to increase my battery life? The case of the Twitter app

    Some apps like Youtube, Google Chrome or Twitter offer a not white but black wallpaper. This “Night” mode or dark theme dedicated to a night use, facilitates reading at night, rest your eyes and especially you avoid turning into a lighthouse. But what about your battery? We chose to compare the “Day” and “Night” mode of the Twitter app for this battle of efficiency. (Re)discover our other comparative articles on Twitter & Twitter Lite ainsi qu’Instagram & Instagram Lite.

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