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standby

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How to activate the Pebble Time's new standby and quiet-time modes

Two handy new features can silence your watch at specific times and maybe even improve battery life.

By September 11, 2015

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By February 2, 2016

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Prevent OS X FileVault keys from being stored in standby mode

As an added measure of security, you can prevent your Mac from storing FileVault encryption keys for the purpose of speeding wake times from standby mode.

By September 10, 2013

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Customize Nokia Glance settings on Windows Phone 8

You can peek at the time, notifications when your Lumia is in standby on Windows Phone 8.

By May 29, 2014

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Schedule your PC to turn off, standby, or log off

Sleepwalker is a handy Windows program that gives you the power to schedule PC shutdown. But that's not all; you can choose other power options after a certain task has completed, like emptying the Recycle Bin or deleting temporary files.

August 31, 2012

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The Brick takes mobile phones back to the '80s

British phone manufacturer Binatone has unveiled The Brick, a mobile phone with a distinctly 1980s aesthetic -- and more than three months of standby time.

By September 11, 2013

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iPhone 5S specs revealed in alleged marketing document

The reported specs highlight an A7 processor, a rear camera with 1080p video at 120 frames per second, and a claim of 250 hours of battery life on standby.

By September 10, 2013

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Turn off vampire gadgets with your smartphone

Stop the electricity nightmare with Valta, a Kickstarter project that monitors when devices on standby are gobbling your energy.

By July 9, 2013

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Shortcuts: neat tweaks for Galaxy S3 lock screen

The lock screen on the Samsung Galaxy S3 has more functions and is more customisable than most smartphone standby displays. Take a look at some of the better options available.

By October 2, 2012

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'Smart' plugs ready to quash office stand-by power

ThinkEco starts shipping its "smart outlet" which creates a mesh network and lets people schedule when to cut stand-by power to electronic gear.

By November 10, 2010