It’s no secret that just about everybody my age is addicted to their phones for everything other than, ya know…making phone calls. It’s also no secret that as writers, we’re hyper-prone to distraction and procrastination.
Never before have I ever needed to do my house chores so urgently as when I’m supposed to be writing. In fact, there are times that I’ll open up Scrivener and then immediately need a break.
A break…in my car…going to get an iced coffee…two towns over…
So, anyway, it turns out that there’s a feature in the Settings app of all iPhones that will tell you how much battery percentage you spend per app while you’re using your device. When I first heard of such an atrocity, I was slightly alarmed, but also slightly intrigued.
There has to be a reason why Apple felt the need to make that information available, but whatever that reason may be, I have a feeling that the way in which I’m going to suggest using it to your advantage is not the way in which they’d intended.
When I was finished clutching my pearls, I came up with the idea for this post. Android users–this works for you, too, I just don’t know how your phones work.
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