Posts in Battery Life

April 18, 2017

Introducing Power Throttling

By Bill Karagounis

Most people running Windows like having multiple apps running at the same time - and often, what's running in the background can drain your In this latest Insider Preview build (Build 16176), we leveraged modern silicon capabilities to run background… Read more

September 15, 2016

Microsoft Edge now gets even more out of your battery

By Jason Weber

Back in June, we shared a look at Microsoft Edge’s industry-leading efficiency, which allows Microsoft Edge users to rely on more battery life than the other browsers we With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we made a number of additional… Read more

Freeze frame from a video rundown test comparing streaming battery life on four browsers. Click to play.
June 20, 2016

Get more out of your battery with Microsoft Edge

By Jason Weber

Using a power efficient browser is one of the best ways to get more out of your PC or tablet - whether you’re checking email, shopping online, playing games, or watching Today’s laptops and tablets last longer than ever, thanks… Read more

December 15, 2011

The New Lenovo IdeaPad U300s – A Tangerine Delight

By Kristina Libby

I’ve been waiting for the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s to come to market since early September when I first saw it during Fashion’s Night To be honest, I have a rather intense love affair with the previous released version of this… Read more

September 9, 2011

Ben and Ryan Explain: AMD’s new “APUs”

By Ben Rudolph

In today’s video Ryan and I dig into AMD’s new “APU” (short for Accelerated Processing Unit)   The short version of this is that AMD basically mashed together a high performance CPU and a high performance GPU into one tiny,… Read more

July 11, 2011

Hands-on with Sony’s VAIO SA premium ultrathin

By Ben Rudolph

A few days ago I got a brand new VAIO SA, Sony’s newest premium I’ve been using a loaded-up VAIO SB for a while (see my commentary on why I love it here, and video of it rocking Windows Live… Read more

June 6, 2011

PC Snapshot: Sony VAIO SB

By Ben Rudolph

This is the next in the series of “PC Snapshots” - short 2-3 minute overview of PCs that Ryan and I think are If there’s a PC that you’d like to see us cover, hit me on Twitter, send me… Read more