The Guardian: Uninstall the Facebook app to gain iPhone battery life — Facebook strikes again! Last year, the company’s iPhone app was widely criticised for draining battery power thanks to using wasteful methods of staying active. According to an informal survey of iPhone users by Samuel Gibbs at The Guardian published today, removing the Facebook app can save up to 15% of iPhone battery life so it’s obvious there are still issues with the app. [I’ve never used Facebook on my iPhone for this reason, and it distinctly lasts longer than my partner’s, who has it on the same model.]
How to properly clean and sanitise your smartphone — Years ago, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that 92% of phones tested had bacteria on them. It sounds frightening, but that’s par for the course for being a bunch of evolved animals with gadgets in hand. Here are a couple of tips to keep ’em cleaner.
JAMF CEO: the strategic use of the iPad is increasing — While tablet sales declined this past quarter, the strategic use case for the iPad is increasing, according to Dean Hager, CEO of JAMF Software, a company focused exclusively on managing, securing and deploying Apple devices.
Eli Lilly and Company buys 15,000 iPads for its workers — Eli Lilly and Co. is participating in a ‘secretive program‘ with tech giant Apple to make the iPad more business-friendly and has bought 15,000 tablets for its workers, according to USA Today.