Words with friends killing my Battery

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    I have an IPad 1. Words with friends drains my battery like no other app. Anybody else notice this?
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    This app has some known problems. Lots of crashes, battery drain, flickering, app turns on then off immediately, etc. I suggest waiting until the next update to the app.

    P.S. It has similar problems in the Android realm, as well.
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    An update came out today before my post. It did not fix the battery drain issues. I emailed the games with friends people, asking them for a fix. It is hard to complain alot for a $2.99 app, but the drainage rate is off the scale! I was under the impression that Apple will not approve an app if it drains the battery too much.
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    Are you playing on wifi or 3G ?
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    I'm at home right in front of my router - very fast Wifi.

    I assume that the drainage is from checking for moves from my opponents. Some programmer should be able to more efficiently perform the queries.
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    Wonder if turning notifications off for WFF would help?

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