Power saving

12.23.11
Motorola MOTOACTV firmware bump gives you marathon-battery life (video)
12.23.11

Motorola MOTOACTV firmware bump gives you marathon-battery life (video)

Fitness people love to make us feel guilty as they jog past the car, sneering as they watch us eat...

By D. Cooper,   12.23.11
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09.12.11
Daily Mac App: gfxCardStatus
09.12.11

Daily Mac App: gfxCardStatus

Some newer MacBook Pros have been packing dual graphics cards for a while now, with the ability...

By S. Gibbs,   09.12.11
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07.22.11
Toshiba Regza 32BC3 HDTV features power saving button, destined for Japanese shores
07.22.11

Toshiba Regza 32BC3 HDTV features power saving button, destined for Japanese shores

The latest member of Toshiba Regza family of HDTVs, the 32BC3, just had it's pretty little IPS fa...

By T. O'Brien,   07.22.11
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06.03.11
EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent
06.03.11

EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent

It takes a lot of energy for computing systems or data centers to patch up critical errors, but what...

By A. Toor,   06.03.11
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05.23.11
Ubiquitous iRemoTap puts your powerstrip in the cloud, turns lights off remotely (video)
05.23.11

Ubiquitous iRemoTap puts your powerstrip in the cloud, turns lights off remotely (video)

It probably won't help you if you leave your oven on, but if you let lights linger after leaving...

By S. Buckley,   05.23.11
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04.27.10
Sanwa rolls out wattage-watching power strip
04.27.10

Sanwa rolls out wattage-watching power strip

Devices that keep watch on the amount of electricity you're using are hardly anything new, but Sanw...

By D. Melanson,   04.27.10
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12.04.09
SmartSynch intros GridRouter for smart meters and the electric companies that love them
12.04.09

SmartSynch intros GridRouter for smart meters and the electric companies that love them

The last time we heard from SmartSynch it had inked a deal with AT&T to provide communications...

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07.19.09
Integrated circuits with no standby power could be in use by year's end
07.19.09

Integrated circuits with no standby power could be in use by year's end

There's certainly no shortage of companies working to make electronics of all sorts more energy eff...

By D. Melanson,   07.19.09
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07.08.09
TV TrickleSaver cuts off power to rogue game consoles
07.08.09

TV TrickleSaver cuts off power to rogue game consoles

It's no secret that some game consoles consume a whole lot more power than others, and it looks lik...

By D. Melanson,   07.08.09
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