AVG releases free 'TuneUp' application for Android devices

The application allows users to monitor battery consumption as well as data and memory use

Security vendor AVG has released an application for Android that lets users adjust power settings and manage applications to conserve battery power.

TuneUp for Android, which is in Google's Play store, is free. The power controls can be used to turn off certain phone functions in case the battery is running low as well as monitor the power consumption of applications.

The application's "Task Killer" shows the applications and services running on a device and lets users stop ones that are consuming a lot of memory, which may also may help an Android device run faster.

Users can set alerts with the "Data Usage" feature so they don't run over their data limits set by their mobile service provider. The feature lists how much data has been used per application and when the application began consuming data.

The device's memory can also be monitored. TuneUp for Android shows the amount of internal memory that is being used and the remaining space on an SD card, if the device has one. Applications and utilities can also be deleted using this function to free up memory.

AVG's application works on devices running Android version 2.1 and higher.

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