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Microsoft claims Edge delivers 70% more battery life than Chrome

Posted on 06/22 15:17 in Shows | 0

Now, Redmond is claiming that Edge can deliver up to 70% more battery life than Google Chrome.Each browser’s performance varies depending on the specifics of the workload, but according to Microsoft, Edge is always the consistent winner.

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How much additional performance does Intel’s Kaby Lake refresh deliver?

Posted on 10/06 16:18 in Shows | 0

Earlier this year, Intel announced it would no longer operate according to the tick-tock model that drove its product introductions for almost a decade.New process nodes would debut first, followed by a new architecture, followed by a further optimization of the process node.

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Apple's iOS 10.1.1 update is causing huge battery life problems for some users

Posted on 11/30 22:46 in Shows | 0

No OS update is ever perfect, but Apple’s iOS 10 initially launched to strong reviews and fewer reports of problems than we’ve seen with some of Apple’s other launches.Part of the problem appears to be related to battery charge monitoring — News.

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Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems

Posted on 12/08 13:44 in Shows | 0

If you can live with the restrictions Apple puts on the MacBook Pro and don’t mind the price, most reviews have suggested these are solid follow-ups, with the Touch Bar offering some interesting capabilities and long-term potential.Now that laptops are shipping in volume, however, some readers are chiming in about massive battery life problems.

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Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock

Posted on 12/14 14:08 in Shows | 0

You’ll still get a report on the percentage of battery life remaining, but nothing else.The battery life issue remains puzzling, however, despite Apple’s apparent lack of interest in investigating the topic.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won't recommend

Posted on 12/23 22:35 in Shows | 0

Now, Consumer Reports has refused to recommend the MacBook Pro for the first time ever.The findings are worth quoting directly: The MacBook Pro battery life results were highly inconsistent from one trial to the next.

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Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results

Posted on 12/27 16:20 in Shows | 0

What we know is that some Apple buyers have reported abnormally low battery life ever since the new MacBooks launched.First, there’s the fact that Apple’s battery life estimates are typically extremely good.

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Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

Posted on 01/10 22:32 in Shows | 0

Last month, Consumer Reports declared it would not recommend the new MacBook Pro, on account of its poor and highly erratic battery life.It turns out Consumer Reports’ battery life tests were being impacted by a Safari bug, as we had hypothesized was the case.

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Nintendo Switch May Have Prolonged Battery Life in the Near Future

Posted on 04/11 10:30 in More | 0

In the short time that it's been out, the Nintendo Switch has gained a lot of popularity.Something that could be of concern to Switch players is taking the Nintendo Switch out to play in public.

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New Third Party Switch Charging Case Adds Battery Life and Moves the Charging Port

Posted on 04/13 18:00 in More | 0

If you need more battery life, a better charging cable location, and a stronger kickstand on your Nintendo Switch, InDemand Design's new case has you covered.One of the biggest issues with the Nintendo Switch's design was the location of the charging port.

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Google's Android O Targets Battery Life, Likely With Mixed Results

Posted on 05/18 19:22 in Shows | 0

According to Google, Android O is more akin to the latter kind of update, with meaningful improvements to device security, battery life, and overall stability.Regardless, Android O does put sharper limits on which apps can register for implicit broadcasts.

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Chrome Beats Edge in New Battery Life Tests

Posted on 06/26 23:08 in Shows | 0

Linus Tech Tips recently took four identical machines from Dell and put them through a battery of independent browser tests to see how Microsoft Edge would hold up against Opera, Chrome, and Firefox.Even so, averaged across all the systems, Edge has worse battery life than Chrome or Opera.

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