Interesting Article on “Energy-Efficient Apps”
I cameacross an interesting article today that dug into the inner workings of mobileapps and really gets at the heart of why certain apps consume more power thanothers.
The article goes deep by disceting packet level communications (remember this stuff back in college?!) and there is even an image that shows the energy cost of multiple small transmission burstsversus a single larger burst:
So there you go. Ifyou’re interested in reading more, please check out this link: http://www.research.att.com/articles/featured_stories/2011_03/201102_Energy_efficient
Have a great Thursday night!