• Google says it was a mistake to push app developers to make all-white interfaces

    8 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Apps with darker interfaces use less power than those that light up your phone's whole screen, and now Google has admitted that encouraging developers to make white the main color for all Android apps and interfaces might not have been the best idea. At its annual I/O developer conference, Google showed a graph illustrating the relationship between screen brightness and power draw. As SlashGear notes, the two correlate almost perfectly. Pixel color also affects power usage; blue pixels require considerably more energy than red and green at full brightness, but white is by far the most...
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