Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, and we increasingly rely on them. With our phones we play games, check email, connect with friends, navigate using GPS, or enjoy music and videos. Even as technology has led to advanced hardware designs and more efficient processing over the years, battery life remains a common cause of frustration to users. As smartphone apps become more immersive and powerful, a huge toll is placed on the phone’s battery. Poorly written apps can zap 30% to 40% of a phone’s battery due to energy inefficient design, which often leads to bad user experience and eventually negative ratings and reviews. However, very few tools are currently available for developers to improve energy efficiency of their apps or even understand the amount of battery power consumed by their applications.
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