Per-app battery use statistics coming with iOS 8

It is official, guys – Apple's iOS 8 platform has just been announced. And if you've been following our (pretty busy) news stream, then you should have a general idea of what major new features iOS 8 brings to the table. You know, things like the improved keyboard and messaging app, the new Health app, the "hands-free" upgrade to Siri, and the added "continuity" perks, to name a few examples.

The OS, however, is also loaded with not-so-major, but still pretty neat tweaks and improvements. One of them is the added breakdown on battery consumption – in iOS 8 you can see how much battery power a specific application is consuming, as demonstrated in the screenshot you see here. Apparently, data on battery use over the past 24 hours or the past 7 days can be provided. 

We'll be exploring iOS 8 in depth over the coming days. Chances are that we'll come across more minor features that didn't get highlighted during the WWDC 2014 keynote, such as this one.  

source: iPhones Be Like (Twitter)



1. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Welcom to 2009

12. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Apple's core innovation: how to steal from others and get away with it.

13. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

When everyone else does it they get litigated.

44. samzkrnd

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

lol! true!

14. HansGoneInsane unregistered

Don't you get what is happening between Android and iOS right now? Both OS close the respective gaps they had on each other. iOS lacked Android features and Android lacked iOS software quality. For example: With KitKat Google wanted to enable Android to run smoothly on low end hardware. iOS does already run smoothly on low end hardware. At the same time, Apple closes the feature gap on Android. The companies just went two different approaches which will finally end in two pretty similar OS.

24. Sauce unregistered

They all have squirrel sized brains…can't expect much from people on this site.

48. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

yet you are here on this site...

54. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Actually... the squirrel is quite smart for an animal ;)

60. Sauce unregistered

Then I guess they choose to get run over by cars every day lol….

66. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

lol I did mention for an animal ;)

49. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

yea agree, i'm using both OS and love them all. Arguing about which one is better than the other sound stupid to me. Anyway i'm not expect something like this from iOS 8, it's nice update over the iOS 7.

52. enthasuium

Posts: 150; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

But when did google steal too many features from iOS

55. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 885; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

If Apple's hardware is low end, why does the phone cost $650?

62. HansGoneInsane unregistered

iPhone 4 or 4s ist low hardware from today's perspective.

65. Jkennedy

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Because apple charges far too much for their products, and consumers let them.

50. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

indeed I saw it on symbian

2. Haridenberg

Posts: 27; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

And Apple fans were like: this is innovation.

25. Sauce unregistered

I don't think anyone claims it to be except you and the rest of the haters. You're all stuck in your fantasy world pretending and playing along with your own accusations that eventually get imbedded into your black and white brains. Innovation? Lol no. Amazing update that caters to APPLE users and NOT ANDROID, YES. Go fly a kite lol. Doesn't take much brain power there.

56. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 885; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Apple fans do get defensive whenever Apple copies something (which is like all-the-time)... They use words like "LOL", "Go Fly Kite", etc and abuse others like you did in your comment..

61. Sauce unregistered


51. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

and that joke of yours be like : "it's so original, you only heard it for the first time". /s

3. wilsong17 unregistered

lol how many app are in the play store that can do this

39. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

No need when the phone already has one. -.-

4. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

looking better by the minute honestly.

5. alaw.14

Posts: 426; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

How many features are apple going to copy?!

15. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Everything thing from Android and get away. Greedy morons.

26. Sauce unregistered

Yet it still is better, smoother, and cleaner looking in the end. Tsk tsk. By the way, next time you see a car driving behind you, yell at the driver for their company "copying" your car because theirs has a new spoiler, exhaust, tinted windows, and an aux jack.

30. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

That's, just, lame.

31. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

That's exactly what apple have been doing though with there litigation

6. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Windows Phone and Android already have this feature.

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