Felix Xiaozhu Lin <xzl at rice DOT edu>
The power consumption is arguably the most important issue for mobile
phones nowadays. Developers and researchers usually need to know
accurate, real-time system-level power consumption of cell phones.
However, most of them don't have the access to proprietary battery
emulators to do so. This article describes our measurement approach, that is,
dissecting the battery and hijacking the battery interface. As a study
case, I show how to measure N900's power by applying such approach to
Nokia's BL-5J battery.
- Hacking cell phone battery may result in FIRE HAZARD, EXPLOSION, or SEVERE DAMAGE to your body.
- I DO NOT encourage you to follow the procedure and I DO NOT assume any liability if you do so. You're on your own.
Read the full article
procedure described here is just my personal experience, which does not
represent idea of any other organization. Plus, I cannot guarantee you
will succeed by following my procedure.