Operating system supporting cost aware applications

  • US 10,044,515 B2
  • Filed: 12/28/2015
  • Issued: 08/07/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-readable memory storage device having instructions stored therein for causing a computing device to perform operations, the operations comprising:

  • receiving an indication that an update for an application is available for download;

    determining, based on a size of the update relative to a user configured threshold, that the update is to be downloaded over a first network;

    in response to determining that the update is to be downloaded over the first network, downloading the update over the first network;

    receiving an indication that another update for another application is available for download;

    determining, based on a size of the other update relative to the user configured threshold, that the update is not to be downloaded over the first network; and

    deferring the download of the update until another network becomes available.

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