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    I've been trying to kill my battery all day. I unplugged it about 10 hours ago and have been using it heavily all day. I'm still at 39%. I'd say that's pretty good.
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    There are many ways to drain the battery if you wish. For some of us, just using the phone like regular will do it.

    Try this. If you have an Xbox 360, fire it up and use the Smart Glass app on your phone. Try surfing IE using your app. That kills mine very fast.

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