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Walking and the social life of solar charging in rural Africa
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2013)
We consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable HCI discourse. We describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of community-based, ...
Investigating battery consumption in low- end smartphones: preliminary results
(International Information Management Corporation, 2017)
Due to lack of electricity in the rural communities of Africa, users often have to incur extra expense on recharging their mobile phones. The limited battery capacities of low-end smartphones, therefore, present a barrier ...
Evaluating energy consumption on low-end smartphones
The relationship between battery consumption in smartphones and the usage statistics of a phone is direct. Modern smartphones, even low-end, are equipped with multiple wireless technologies, e.g. GSM, 3G, WiFi and ...