MICROSOFT USES THE CLOUD TO CUT POWER-HOGGING GPS CHIPS’ BATTERY CONSUMPTION

Shameem Ahmed 26 December 2012 0




One sure way to deplete your smartphone’s battery life is to leave GPS services turned on for a prolonged period of time. But now researchers at Microsoft (MSFT) have come up with a smart way to get phones’ GPS chips to consumer significantly less power by outsourcing some of their key functions to the cloud.




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