20151026 The Nvidia Shield LTE Needs Marshmallow

Keith I MyersKeith I Myers2015-10-26 00:40:53-0400 – Updated: 2015-10-26 00:40:53-0400The Nvidia Shield LTE needs Marshmallow ASAP, the battery drain issues are driving me crazy. The battery dropped by 30 percent in one hour while sitting on my desk with the screen off.The Nvidia Shield LTE needs Marshmallow ASAP, the battery drain issues are driving me crazy. The battery dropped by 30 percent in one hour while sitting on my desk with the screen off.

The Nvidia Shield LTE needs Marshmallow ASAP, the battery drain issues are driving me crazy. The battery dropped by 30 percent in one hour while sitting on my desk with the screen off.

Shared with: Public, Keith I Myers, Philip Sieder, Joseph Hindy+1’d by: Remigiusz Nowak, Сергей Бугаев, Jaromir Sir, Thomas B. MyersJoseph Hindy – 2015-10-26 00:47:39-0400I have no effing clue what Android Core Apps is, that’s a new one. My Shield Tablet doesn’t have that 🙁

For the rest, disable sync 😀 nothing syncs on my shield tablet and it lasts for days.Keith I Myers – 2015-10-26 00:50:53-0400+Joseph Hindy – I need sync on my tablet as I also use it for work purposes. My tablet is (mostly) stock, I flashed the official “WorldWide” firmware to remove the AT&T bloat and restore the stock Android Tethering system. Joseph Hindy – 2015-10-26 00:51:53-0400+Keith I Myers I understand that but damn man, even when I’m using mine, it doesn’t drop 30% in one hour unless I’m gaming hard on it. Keith I Myers – 2015-10-26 00:54:15-0400+Joseph Hindy I would understand if I were gaming. Do you happen to have a SIM card in yours?Joseph Hindy – 2015-10-26 02:02:54-0400No I never used a Sim card. All WiFi. Philip Sieder – 2015-10-30 10:55:51-0400+Keith I Myers i have SIM card in mine, but because having terrible battery live having the mobile radio enabled, I use flight mode 90% of the time. So I get good and especially predictable battery live.Keith I Myers – 2015-10-30 10:57:16-0400Thanks +Philip Sieder , it is good to know. I wish I could keep mine in Flight Mode but unfortunately it is critical for me to have mobile data for work purposes.  Philip Sieder – 2015-10-30 10:59:44-0400+Keith I Myers OK, being at places with WiFi makes the mobile radio not necessary for me most of the time. The radio on this device is a bad joke anyway. ( At least compared to my Nexus 5…)Keith I Myers – 2015-10-30 11:01:23-0400+Philip Sieder – Agreed, Nvidia used a pretty bad radio in this thing, there are places I get Edge while my Nexus 6 is still on LTEPhilip Sieder – 2015-10-30 11:07:26-0400+Keith I Myers
Exactly, and it’s slow as well:
Being on the train I have full LTE on the phone and EDGE on the Shield.
And WiFi: In our bathroom I never ever had any problem with my Nexus 5, with the Shield I get some transfer eventually, if I hold it the right way. (Is “some” right or is it any(no native speaker))
Oterwise this is such an incredibly good tablet…

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