Day: April 17, 2010

Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery After getting called out for excess battery use in its iOS app, Facebook is releasing some updates to fix the problem. Read next: iPhone 7 rumours | iPhone 7 Plus rumours The first update, available today, solves a “CPU spin” issue that Facebook found in its network code. “A CPU spin is like a child in a car asking, ‘Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?’ with the question not resulting in any progress to reaching the destination,” Facebook engineering manager Ari Grant wrote....

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Apple’s Cook resets 3 popular, and wrong, Apple rumours

Apple’s Cook resets 3 popular, and wrong, Apple rumours Three comments this week by Apple CEO Tim Cook should have led to a reset of popular iOSphere rumors about the upcoming iPhone 6, iPad 5, and iPad mini 2, but probably didnt. Cook made the comments during Apples Q2 earnings call with Wall Street analysts on Tuesday. He was responding to analysts questions, which themselves reflected several persistent strains of Apple rumors. Quotes are from Macworlds edited transcript of Cooks remarks.  1. Rumoristas: Apple will be announcing new iPhones and/or iPads in April, May, June, July, or August. Cook:...

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