By default, your Xbox One will automatically dim the screen after a set amount of time. This saves on energy and can help prevent issues like image retention in certain types of TVs. Instead of waiting for the screen to automatically dim, however, there’s a way to manually trigger it at any time. Here’s how it works.
Safari Power Saver is one of a number of new energy-saving features added to OS X in recent years, but its ability to block certain content can sometimes get in the way of a user’s workflow. Here’s how to manage and disable this feature, which doesn’t always produce the best browsing experience.
This winter, tell your significant other there’s an economical reason to play video games all day. According to the folks at Puget Systems, a high-end gaming PC can heat a room just as well as a dedicated space heater for the same energy costs.
Putting a computer into a low power mode while not in use can save energy, reduce noise (if you have a particularly loud device), and help increase the longevity of components. There are several different ways that a computer can enter a low power state, and while Macs automatically manage power options by default, Windows gives users control over which method to use. Here’s a look at each power saving option. Sleep Sleep turns off most computer components except for…