Sunday, May 1, 2011

Battery Power Widget for Android release

Battery power widget is a useful power management widget for Android devices. Its main purpose is to display the status for your phone's battery and at the same time provide simple but effective automatic power management by turning off unnecessary power draining services such as bluetooth, wifi, gps and mobile data. The widget can be setup to turn off the above services a number of minutes (specified by the user) after the screen turns off. It can also turn back on, any services that were active and were shut down, when the phone's screen turns back on again.

The widget also can be configured to notify the user when the battery level drops below a specified percentage by playing a sound. It can also, turn off any services if the battery drops below that level so that it prolongs the phone's battery life

A list of most of the features of the battery power widget followes:

- Turn on and off Wifi, Bluetooth, Gps and Mobile data (3G/Gprs)
- Turn on/off silent mode
- Turn on/off vibration mode
- Turn on/off Flight mode
- Turn on/off Auto-sync
- Adjust the screen brightness
- View detailed information of battery status
- Automatically turn off wifi, bluetooth, gps and mobile data services when the phone becomes idle (you can specify the time after the screen turns off to stop these services)
- Automatically restart any services that were stopped on idle mode when screen turns back on
- Get notification when the battery level drops below a specified percentage
- Optionally stop running services such as wifi, bluetooth, gprs and mobile data when the battery drops below specified level

In addition, this widget provides quick access to the following phone settings:
- Volume control
- Screen timeout
- Wifi settings
- Bluetooth settings
- Gps settings
- Mobile data (3G/Gprs) settings

Remember that this is a widget. When you start the widget from the application list it will display instructions on how to add it as a widget on your home screen.

Let me know of any suggestion or problems you may have.

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