How can I make my X's battery last in a 13 hour Plane ride...?

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    I'll be going to shanghai soon, from the US, and I was just wondering, I'll be bored on the plane and all, and I was hoping I can spend the ride playing emulator games and such...

    But...it's a 13hr plane ride, and I highly doubt my X can last that long with pure gaming, obviously, take some time out for me sleeping, and it's maybe 7-8 hours.....

    I have Liberty ROM 2.0.1, and ofcourse I will be on airplane mode, so that should save some battery, but do you guys have any other tips that will make my battery last even longer without slowing the phone down substantially (so, I will underclock, but I don't want to underclock to a speed that can't handle gameboid or snesoid smoothly...)

    Thanks for the help guys!
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    I use a Brunton inspire. This will get you an additional 2.5 charges. You may want to consider the Brunton sync or Brunton Sustain if 2.5 charges is not enough capacity.
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    I do like this! However, I don't know if I want to spend ~$50 on it just yet...but I will definitely keep this in mind. Who knows
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    Having the cellular radio off saves more battery than you think.
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    If you don't have the extended battery buy one. You'll have that and keep the original battery (charged of course) with you. 13 hours is no problem.

    -Joe
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    By that you mean...airplane mode..?

    Well, I haven't used it much, but from the times I have used it, I've noticed it increases my battery life by maybe 20%....
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    If you can nab a window seat, you can close the shade and turn your brightness all the way down...should add another hour or two.
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    My brightness is always down when not charging, as low as it can be
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    DL widgetsoid from the market. U will be able to disable your gps and more.

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    The easy answer is the obvious one. Get a second battery and don't worry about it.
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    or turn your phone off and sleep for 10 hours...
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    introduce yourself to the people next to you.
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    I was going to say the same thing. Just turn your phone off. Is it really necessary to have your phone on during your plane ride? I heard that if you put in in airplane mode that may help. Good luck!:)
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    Yup.

    You also might want to disable any updates, remove widgets that are unnecessary. Completely dismantle your phone for any single thing that will decrease battery life.
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    No laptop to charge off of?
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    They have these things called books...they are great and take practically no power....
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    I was thinking the same 2 Vicodin and 2 7&7's....
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    Turn it off for 12.9 hours of the flight.
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    I am definitely going on the extra battery idea, unless you don't want to spend more money.

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    Hook you phone up to the planes main power supply(Bring a Generator and "Share" some of the planes fuel), it may get you arested but hay atleast you can game :D.
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