MadManOriginal wrote:Does the Wifi/web browsing battery life not suck? That was the only thing I was was genuinely disappointed with about the Touchpad.
ludi wrote:MadManOriginal wrote:Does the Wifi/web browsing battery life not suck? That was the only thing I was was genuinely disappointed with about the Touchpad.
Since pulling it from the charger dock this afternoon, I've had it running for about 7.5 hours with BT and Wi-Fi both on, including a brief reboot to WebOS, and after a combined 2 hours web browsing, 0.5 hours casual gaming, 0.5 hours tweaking the settings, and 4.5 hours of standby, I'm at 75% battery life. I checked the battery meter in WebOS just to be sure and it matches what CM10 is reporting, so it seems to be doing great.
The only significant disappointment, so far, is that the NPR streaming app crashes instantly after launch
EDIT: Add another 0.5 hour of light browsing, and at just over 8 hours I'm about to attempt USB charging overnight...and it's at 69%. Seems like a good performer, overall.
ChronoReverse wrote:Unless it's not charging even with the HP charger?
ludi wrote:ChronoReverse wrote:Unless it's not charging even with the HP charger?
Bingo -- doesn't matter what the source is, including an HP charger. It will report active charging but the battery does not charge, and the battery status indicator in "Settings" will still indicate "discharging".
derFunkenstein wrote:But my larger point is, maybe ti's charging even when it says it's not?
Walkintarget wrote:I have an odd issue with my TP occasionally (I'd say maybe once every other week) where it will issue a 'ping' audio note every four seconds when sitting on the Touchstone. I pick it up off of the charger and it continues to ping away, still saying it is charging. I have to power it off and back on to get it to stop. I missed taking it off the charger once and it ran overnight like that. It was very hot to the touch the following day and required a restart, but it works fine other than this odd event.
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