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task killer

earl0037

Sep 6, 2010, 9:13 PM
what is the best task killer in the market ?
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Menno

Sep 25, 2010, 1:55 PM
Task Killers are Evil and you should beat them with sticks if they ever try installing themselves on your phone
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Mossberg

Sep 27, 2010, 9:15 AM
What's wrong with them? My battery seems to last longer with atk.

I have been telling all my customers to install atk.
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Menno

Sep 27, 2010, 10:59 AM
They circumvent the way android works at killing down apps. It's like pulling the plug on your computer to shut down an program instead of just clicking the X.

Android does NOT need task killers. The reason your battery seems longer is because you're killing polling information (Twitter, Facebook, etc) and those don't auto start again until you enter them. You can get a similar effect (without killing your system) by setting those things to check less often for data, or just to refresh when you open them. Task killers provide a temporary battery boost, yes, but at the expense of system file corruption. THis is something I wrote awhile back:


I want to put a warning out there for an application that a lot of reps ) tel
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Mossberg

Sep 27, 2010, 1:08 PM
Wow, I have told EVERYBODY to install atk. This is some good info. Thanks Menno.
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Menno

Sep 28, 2010, 10:17 AM
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snsjets

Sep 26, 2010, 6:24 PM
Advanced Task Killer Free - the little green one. Works great.
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Menno

Sep 27, 2010, 11:00 AM
Task Killers no longer work with 2.2, which the Incredible Has (unless you root your phone and give the task killer root access, which is like sticking a fork in a socket)
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