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Old 04-15-2009, 08:54 PM   #6
Nate the great
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Originally Posted by InlawBiker View Post
It was also my understanding that the Kindle uses no power unless you flip a page. That must not be the case though, because I left it on for about 16 hours and when I picked it up again it was flat-out dead. The battery indicated about 20% left when I set it down. I suspect the battery meter isn't very accurate.
The _screen_ uses no power unless you flip a page. The CPU is still running in the background. For example, it could be indexing.
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