Power consumption

06.18.12
Sassor wants to let users know just how much electricity their gadgets are wasting (hands-on)
06.18.12

Sassor wants to let users know just how much electricity their gadgets are wasting (hands-on)

Everyone knows that their game consoles, appliances and HDTVs are energy vampires, and while Energ...

By M. Gorman,   06.18.12
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02.22.12
AMD Piledriver cores will clock over 4GHz, employ 'resonant clock mesh'
02.22.12

AMD Piledriver cores will clock over 4GHz, employ 'resonant clock mesh'

AMD's Trinity APU can do some remarkable things, but we still don't know exactly what magic ingredi...

By S. Sakr,   02.22.12
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01.10.12
TI promises 33 percent drop in power consumption with new Bluetooth system-on-chip
01.10.12

TI promises 33 percent drop in power consumption with new Bluetooth system-on-chip

Bluetooth may enable a whole host of different wireless possibilities, but that often comes at...

By D. Melanson,   01.10.12
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12.12.11
New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry
12.12.11

New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry

Yes, that awesome new 8-core chip in your PC is the fastest thing on the block, but it's got your ut...

By C. Barylick,   12.12.11
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11.25.11
Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life
11.25.11

Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life

Nokia's Asha handsets already use browser compression to reduce data costs and power consumption...

By S. Sakr,   11.25.11
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10.26.11
Corning peels back the petals on Lotus Glass, promises low-power, high performance
10.26.11

Corning peels back the petals on Lotus Glass, promises low-power, high performance

The glass masters over at Corning are at it again. The same company that unleashed Gorilla Glas...

By A. Toor,   10.26.11
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08.02.11
Report: data centers accounted for just 1 to 1.5 percent of electricity use last year, Google claims less than 1 percent of that
08.02.11

Report: data centers accounted for just 1 to 1.5 percent of electricity use last year, Google claims less than 1 percent of that

You'd think, watching companies like Apple break ground on sprawling data centers, that the numbe...

By D. Wollman,   08.02.11
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03.04.11
Multi-core voltage regulator uses fast voltage scaling to curb your processor's wasteful habits
03.04.11

Multi-core voltage regulator uses fast voltage scaling to curb your processor's wasteful habits

Your processor may be able to react to your every, fickle demand when it comes to churning out the...

By T. Stevens,   03.04.11
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01.19.11
IBM forms new partnership with ARM in hopes of developing ludicrously small chip processing technology
01.19.11

IBM forms new partnership with ARM in hopes of developing ludicrously small chip processing technology

We've seen IBM and ARM team up before, but this week both companies announced a new joint initiativ...

By B. Bowers,   01.19.11
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