My Droid X is great except...

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    This battery is awful, I mean I charge it all night and it is on red by 10:00AM.

    I have Advanced Task Killer and I always try to keep apps from running but this is ridiculous to the point that I may return this phone.
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    I highlighted your problem...Ditch the ATK...it's eating your battery for breakfast.
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    No ****?!?! The doofus at Best buy installed that for me, you think it is the cause?
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    people on here are smarter than most at VZW and Best Buy. lose teh task killer
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    Yup, get rid of it, reboot the phone...See how it works...
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    We don't think it. we know it.

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-applications/65483-task-killers-answer-google-developers.html
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    What apps do you have installed? If you have some apps that refresh/update often it will eat the battery...especially in a poor signal area).
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    I have a few that update, espn scorecenter, facebook, twitter, foursquare and so on
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    +1 to removing the ATK.

    If you can set those social media apps to update on-demand, you'll be much better off.

    Used to have terrible battery life until I realized my RSS reader was spending all day downloading articles in the background.

    -Mike
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    Def. ditch the task killer.

    Also, any of your apps that 'pull' information.... you can set the update intervals a little farther apart, that will help save some battery.