AC/DC: CNET Australia's power week

This week, we take a look at power — at ways to measure power, ways to minimise your power use and the best ways to get the most out of your power-hungry gadgets.

Power, in one form or another, is the unifying factor across everything we do here at CNET Australia. Everything we review relies on a power source of some description, whether it is a direct current from a power outlet or a battery pack hidden under the chassis.

This week, we take a look at power — at ways to measure power, ways to minimise your power use and the best ways to get the most out of your power-hungry gadgets. We also take a look at the power emitted by our favourite machines, and whether or not you need to be cautious of it.

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by Bridget Carey