[Question] Playing games while the iPod is connected to the Computer.

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  1. eladc

    eladc New Member

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    Hello everyone,
    I would really love to know the final answer:
    Will it reduce the battery life circles if you play games on your iPod while it is connected to the computer?
    As many of you know, that after about 300 - 400 full life circles charges, the iPod's battery life will reduce to 80%.
    So if I play 3D games that usually drain the whole battery in about 1 hour and half, while the iPod is connected to the computer, will it count as using the battery just like it is not connected to the computer?
    Thank you.
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    No, The battery drains to 95%. Then it charges to 100% again.
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    What do you mean?
    Will it drain only once to 95% and charge again to 100% or do that for a few times?
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    It will drain to 95%. Then Up to 100%. Then to 95%, Then back up to 100%. So yes.
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    Ok, that's not good.
    It means that it will do the exact same thing as you play it when it is not connected to the computer.
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    Erm no. Its better.

    Without power. it goes to 0%. Then up to 100%. Meaning a full charge.

    On Power.
    Only goes down the 95% then up to 100%. Meaning only a 5% Charge. That has to happen a 20 times, I think, Before its a full charge.

    So it is better to play on power, instead without.
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    True, but I think it decreases by 5% in the same speed as you play it when it is not connected.
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    Yes. But a 5% charge is better than a 100% Charge.

    Same way a 5% Discharge is better that a FULL 100% Discharge.

    Meaning you get more charges.
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    Not really.
    One life circle is when you complete a full 100% charge.
    That means like 5% now and 95% tomorrow.
    If you just use 5% every time (like every 5 - 10 minutes), then it will be just the same.
    That means that you can play for more time, but it will still affect the battery in the same way.
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    Just accpet. it. It is better to only loose 5% battery, Than a 100%

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