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January 21st, 2010

Tips for Motorola Droid: Boost Battery Life, Start Multi-touch and See YouTube Videos


Many websites on the internet rated Motorola Droid as the numero uno phone of the year 2009 in US. The phone is yet to be released in many parts of the world. Hence, it is also one of the most awaited phones of the recent times.

Boosting Battery Life
When you are not using the Wi-Fi on your phone. You can reduce the brightness of your display screen to save on battery. Instead of using the vibrator mode for notification, you can use the sound notification. Turn of the satellite GPS as it consumes a lot of battery if kept on. Bluetooth also consumes a lot of power, so if you are not using it, you should turn it off to extend the life of your battery.

Enabling Multi-Touch Feature
One of the features that are not available on the Android phone from Motorola is the multi-touch support. You can still make use of the multi-touch on this versatile phone by downloading an app. The application is called Picsay Pro. It will let you to pinch and get closer view of the photos by zooming. The application has been tried and tested and has been found to work perfectly and enables the multi-touch feature.

Managing Open Applications
Another handy application for Motorola Droid phone is the Advanced Task Manager app. The phone allows you to run several applications at simultaneously. Running various apps at same time may slow down the performance of your phone. The application will help you in keeping track of all the apps that are running on your phone and thereby allows you to exit any application that is running. This will also help in extending the battery life of your phone.

Watching YouTube Videos at High Resolution
You can also improve the quality of the videos that you view on YouTube through your phone. In order to do this, all you need to do is simply tap the button present on the side to show you the options menu. You need to select more and then select the option watch in high quality. Keep in mind that it may take quite some time for the video to stream to watch them in high resolution.

The tricks mentioned here are very simple to perform and will help you in getting a good experience from your Motorola Droid.