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#obsolescence

  • How to analyze the behavior of my smartphone with Battery Historian?

    How to analyze the behavior of my smartphone with Battery Historian?

    At GREENSPECTOR, our R&D teams have been working for several years on the energy measurement of smartphones. Several years of research and innovation that allow us today to offer a unique product to simply measure the energy data of smartphones. However, there are tools that can complete the analysis of the behavior of the battery and the phone. Battery Historian is one of them. Battery Historian is a tool developed by Google, launched in 2016, which allows one to analyze the behavior of a phone and more precisely to review information and events related to the battery.

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  • How apps killed my phone battery?

    How apps killed my phone battery?

    The obsolescence of our mobile devices (PC, smartphones but also connected objects) is now a known, worrying phenomenon and that many people are experiencing. But let’s analyze together the “why” of this obsolescence. And yet, we have a simple answer for you: the strong call of the battery. The batteries of our mobile devices are mainly lithium-ion technologies. The chemistry of those batteries leads to a certain lifespan. This lifetime is difficult to predict; the parameters influencing the battery life being numerous: charge / recharge cycle, temperature, solicitation…

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  • Apple planned obsolescence explained (for dummies and others)

    Apple planned obsolescence explained (for dummies and others)

    End of 2017, Apple underwent bad buzz and was accused to intentionally be slowing down older iPhones. And this feeds the whole discussion on planned obsolescence. A debate very much either black or white: mean manufacturer versus sweet consumer. Or even the contrary (which is surprising to me): the concept of obsolescence initiated by NGOs. Let’s start from the beginning: Our phones’ batteries are now mainly based on the Litthium-Ion technology.

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