This app has the same basic flaw that all the others of the same type do: the inability to toggle. I have to either flash myself in the face, or reach my thumb awkwardly around the front of my device to turn it off. While the app does exactly what it says it will do (and for free), it does have some other drawbacks. I took a light meter (the same kind used in photography) and measured the apps output. I then wrapped cardboard around my screen and measured again, yielding the same output as the first go round. So what does this mean? I am wasting precious battery life by having my backlight on. That being said, this app has become one of those “what’d I do without it” apps.
Download BerryTorch for free here.
(Special thanks go out to Collin for sending in his 2 pennies.)