Category: TechBlog

Battery Life Maximizer version 2.0 is released

August 28, 2013 By | Add a Comment

New features of Battery Life Maximizer 2.0

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How to maximize your laptop’s battery life during web browsing

June 6, 2013 By | Add a Comment

Do you spend a lot of time browsing websites? If so, this blogpost will help you to extend your laptop's battery life while you are doing so.

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Why my laptop’s fan keeps running with low CPU usage?

March 19, 2013 By | 2 Comments

Have you ever wondered why your laptop’s fan is running loudly despite of relatively low CPU usage (like 10 to 15%)? Or your laptop can operate on battery only for couple of hours with such low CPU usage?

If so, this posting answers why it happens and tell you what you can do to improve the situation.

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Why I cannot get the battery life as advertised?

February 15, 2013 By | Add a Comment

If you have shopped for your laptop by looking at the advertised battery life, you may have disappointed how short your laptop’s battery life was. This posting explains why there is so much difference between advertised battery life and your actual experience.

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How much does screen brightness affect battery life?

January 16, 2013 By | 2 Comments

Lowering backlight brightness is a well known tip to increase laptop battery life. But, how much does it actually affect to the battery life? This posting help you to get the right balance between brightness and battery life.

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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 minimize power consumption by unused devices?

November 19, 2012 By | Add a Comment

This article discusses simple things you can do with the unused devices in your laptop to extend the battery life.

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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There are many web pages on this topic, but many of them are outdated (discussing about old battery technologies) or discussing only part of the problems.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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How to maximize battery life while watching YouTube video?

September 14, 2012 By | Add a Comment

This post explains how to maximize the battery life of your laptop PC while playing YouTube video by ensuring the use of hardware video decoding and most efficient decoder plug-in.

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