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How does one know when the battery on a PDA is too old? What are signs beyond the battery meter?

Hi experts,

What are the signs that a battery may need replacing. Let's assume the battery is the standard Li battery for an imate Jam. Let's also assume the battery meter shows a full charge and the battery powers down from full to 75% / 80 % under normal or busy phone usage within an hour of phone talk time.

What kinds of things would I see in the unit that would let me first replace a battery, correctly, before requesting more costly service?

i.e. Phone disconnects when battery says 80% (or is this a lose back cover?).

i.e. Unit soft resets itself at strange times.

Let me know. I'm curious with batterys and cellphones in general but especially with the JAM as I'm a big fan and about ready to get an HTC touch.

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Try updating your rom through imate's official site. You would propably have to register your device first.

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