Jimmy McGee · Oct 25, 2012 at 04:30 pm

App Review: Dim Your Screen with Screen Standby – XDA Developer TV

If you like to stream movies from your device to your television, you don’t want your screen turning off in the middle. However, you don’t want to burn through your battery or damage your screen by having the back light blasting while you are watching the television. Also, if you want to download a lot of data and need to keep the device on but don’t want your screen’s back light on, there is a solution for you.

XDA Forum Member nkahoang offers up an app to help you prevent this issue. In this video XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Screen Standby. TK shows off the application, its uses and functionality, and gives his thoughts on the application.

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