Intelliscreen Battery Usage Question

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Enhanced, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. Enhanced macrumors newbie

    Sep 19, 2008
    Currently I have Intelliscreen installed but with only the Calendar options displaying on my lockscreen. Now because I don't have a data plan, none of the other features (mail, sports, news etc.) would update without be being connected to wi-fi.

    Now I've heard the main gripe with Intelliscreen is its battery consumption and mine currently is pretty decent but I'm wondering if Intelliscreen would consume more battery if I threw on the news feature onto Intelliscreen's second page for when I do connect to wi-fi? Like would the news feature somehow drain the battery by constantly looking for a connection to update with or would it not make a difference? Same with sports?

  2. bbplayer5 macrumors 68030

    Apr 13, 2007
    The biggest battery sink right now for me is push email. Hands down, that is the biggest sink.

    I have intelliscreen on, and I dont see much difference.
  3. The Governor macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2008
    I also don't see a difference with it activated. But I am still on the free trial version fyi

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