In the Top ICT Money Saving Tips, the second one was all around using the power saving functions of Windows, to knock £10,000 a year off your electricity bill.
With perfect timing, the Windows team, over at windows.microsoft.com, have released a new video on “saving power on the go”, which is all about using the power settings on your laptop to stretch out your battery life, and reduce the power use. The video is a very simple walkthrough of what you can do (designed for normal people, not geeks!) and then there are also a series of short articles on:
Conserving battery power
Change what happens when you close your laptop
Power plans: frequently asked questions
Sleep and hibernation: frequently asked questions
A short list of hints on conserving battery power are:
Quickly find all the other Money Saving Tips on this blog