Best task manager for D2?

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  1. Blkandrust

    Blkandrust New Member

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    I tried a task manager earlier today but was unimpressed with it.Un-installed it after I found it doesnt play nice with 2.2...What are some of your faves?
     
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    Most will tell you that no task manager should be used on 2.2.
     
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    The best task manager is the Android OS, in my opinion!
     
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    No Task Manager/Killer
     
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    Ok.The only reason I ask is because I was talking to a friend at the gym last night who has a D1.He asked about the battery life on my D2.I told him it was ok,that I need to car charge it once a day while working.He told me about afforementioned Task Manager.It now makes sense as i've heard D1 batt life is awful..
     
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    It seems a lot of people are misinformed about task killers, even Google advises against it
     
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    Myself included..Glad that I got the lowdown here.Thanks to all who replied..
     
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    But the Verizon guy says I need one. :D
     
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    The floor model Fascinate at my local VZW already had ATK installed
     
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    Prob cause for whatever reason like every rep thinks you need a task manager with your new android phone. Ever notice when a new phone drops all the threads about task killers and so many say their rep who sold thme the phone installed it and said they needed it.
     
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    At least 3 Verizon guys told a guy in another thread that the D2 can't assign ringtones per contact.
    They aren't very well informed.
     
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    That same Verizon guy would probably want you to get the latest phone and drop what you have, even if the latest phone is 2 weeks newer than the one you have now. :)

    To the OP; take a look at http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-applications/65483-task-killers-answer-google-developers.html especially the video.

    As for the D1 and battery, I got 16 hours from 100% to 20% without any effort like turning off GPS or changing updates. Then I charged it for the next day. Didn't seem terrible to me. Of course my old Voyager lasted almost a week, but that's another phone altogether.