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These are the 10 apps that are killing your battery

We spend half our life thinking about batteries. Every gadget needs constantly charging, running low on juice at the drop of a hat - gone are the glory years of your Nokia lasting a week before you even thought about plugging it in. Now the front room looks like a spaceship with all the devices plugged in getting their daily fix.

Perhaps you need to start thinking about the work you're making your phone do all day - because not all apps are built equal: some are power-hungry menaces, draining your battery as soon as you load it up.

This list, published in AVG's Android App Performance and Trend Report, highlights the 10 worst offenders. Go easy on these - you'll thank us later.

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