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+ - 54% increase in smartphone battery life?->

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RobHart writes "The research proposes a new idle mode E-MiLi: "Here's how E-MiLi works: It slows down the WiFi card's clock by up to 1/16 its normal frequency, but jolts it back to full speed when the phone notices information coming in. It's well known that you can slow a device's clock to save energy. The hard part, Shin said, was getting the phone to recognize an incoming message while it was in this slower mode.""
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54% increase in smartphone battery life?

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