Articles Tagged battery

New Chrome Release Lets You Browse for Longer on a Laptop

Most of us are aware that Google Chrome is a bit of a battery sapper on Windows & macOS. Google, aware that it needed to do better, duly got to work fixing longstanding bugs, removing […]

7 September 2016

Chrome for Mac Is Finally Getting Better

Chrome for Mac is finally getting faster, using less memory and improving its power usage, changes in the latest development build for Mac OSX show.

24 August 2015

How Google Is Making Chrome for Mac Less of a Battery Hog

Google Chrome’s power management problems in OS X are far from subtle, with some stats showing it reduces battery life by as much as 3 hours versus Safari. The one-time lightweight browser has become weighty around the edges […]

15 June 2015

How Google Will Make Flash Content Load Smarter in Chrome

Google has detailed the first of several power management improvements heading to Chrome.

5 June 2015

How To Disable Chromebook Sleep Mode

When you close the lid of your Chromebook it enters sleep mode — but what if you don't want it to?

13 May 2015

Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Chrome on the New Macbook

Owners of Apple’s super-thin new MacBook are being told to avoid using Google Chrome if they want to squeeze the most battery life out of their portable. The informal warning, which comes by way of tech site The Verge, […]

14 April 2015

How To See Which Apps and Websites Are Wasting Your Chromebook Battery

If you're finding that your Chromebook battery is emptying quickly there are tools to help.

6 March 2015

How to Extend Your Chromebook Battery Life

Long battery life is a big selling point for Chromebooks, but even the longest battery life won't seem long enough when you're out of the house and running low on power.

20 November 2014