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Do I need to stop programs to extend battery life?

September 9, 2013 By | Add a Comment

There are some programs that make activities even when they are not used. It is important to identify such programs and stop them when you finished your work with them.

This positing explains how to determine which program needs to be stopped.

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Does lowering CPU clock frequency extend battery life?

December 17, 2012 By | Add a Comment

It may seem counterintuitive, but limiting CPU clock frequency to the lowest frequency may not be the best way to save power. This article explains why it is, and when you should limit or should not limit clock frequency.

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How to extend laptop’s battery life span?

September 23, 2012 By | 9 Comments

There are many web pages on this topic, but many of them are outdated (discussing about old battery technologies) or discussing only part of the problems. This posting explains what is the best thing you can do for the modern (as of this writing in 2012) laptops by detailing battery’s characteristics and modern laptop’s behavior.

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