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power-saving applications

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Power-saving laptop may boost battery life to 24 hours

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, ZDNet's James Hilliard looks at a laptop prototype that features Bluetooth connectivity and closed-lid access to the unit's applications, while extending battery life.

November 1, 2007

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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

By April 15, 2014

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YotaPhone: The genesis of a dual-screen smartphone (Q&A)

Is the world ready for YotaPhone's union of Android and electronic paper? And do we even need it? CNET asks away.

By December 4, 2013

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How to see which apps drain the battery most in Mavericks

The programs you use will drain your laptop's battery at different rates. Here is how to quickly find the greediest in OS X Mavericks.

By November 4, 2013

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Five Android apps that prolong your smartphone's battery life

This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.

By April 29, 2013

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Smartphone survival guide: How to stretch your battery life

Hurricane Sandy may leave homes on the East Coast without power. CNET offers this guide to keep your smartphone alive.

By October 29, 2012

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25 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 tips

Get your S Pen at the ready and take down some of these tips on getting the best out of your Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

By October 9, 2012

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Opera 12.1 beta brings SPDY, Retina support

With its next browser version, the Norwegian company emphasizes performance along with better support for high-resolution Macs and touch-screen Windows machines.

By October 2, 2012

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A Windows user's life with the Mac, two months in

Giving up Windows used to seem inconceivable, but after two months, the change has hardly been noticeable. One person's experience of the mostly good, with some bad, about leaving Windows behind.

By August 31, 2012

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Windows 8 on ARM will lack certain manageability features

Microsoft has acknowledged that Windows 8 ARM versions won't support some of the business manageability features available in the 32-bit and 64-bit PC versions.

By February 29, 2012