A study shows that video game consoles eat up heaps of energy and cost consumers billions in electricity costs -- and the majority of this is while the consoles are idle.
Most smartphone owners use up considerably less data per month than expected, with data hogs making up a small percentage, according to new data from Consumer Reports.
Home electronics account for 15 percent of electricity bills and its share is growing rapidly. The International Energy Agency calls for policies to promote efficiency in consumer electronics.
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iPhone and iPad owners in general chew up the most data, but Samsung device owners also get their fill, according to a report from JDSU.
And the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C should gain support for the wireless service later this year.
CEO Marissa Mayer uses CES keynote stage to announce a twice-daily news summary called Yahoo News Digest and the launch of news magazines, including a tech property led by new hire David Pogue.
The retail giant, looking to expand beyond its Kindle tablets, may release an Amazon-branded smartphone in September.
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