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Old Nov 11, 2012, 01:10 PM   #1
ApolloX
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Best Way to Monitor Battery Level

I'm developing an iOS that for display reasons requires full screen, but I'd still like to have a battery indicator present on screen for the user.

One simple solution is to create a timer that updates the battery indicator on screen every X number of seconds such as:

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[[UIDevice currentDevice] setBatteryMonitoringEnabled:true];
[NSTimer scheduledTimerWithTimeInterval:60 target:self selector:@selector(setBatteryIndicator) userInfo:nil repeats:YES];
Is there a better approach way? Should I be using a notification system to receive notifications every time the battery changes? Anyone have a code snippet that is better than the approach I'm using?

Last edited by SandboxGeneral; Nov 11, 2012 at 01:35 PM. Reason: Added code tags
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 02:55 PM   #2
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Me thinks you might want to post this over here ->
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