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Chrome browser has been DRAINING PC batteries for YEARS

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ako sa meria dlzka penisu If you’ve been wondering why the battery life on your Windows laptop or tablet seems so lousy, your Chrome web browser might be to blame – and it may have been sapping your system’s juice for years.

operacja powiek A documented bug in the source code for the Chromium open source project seems to account for the mysterious power drain that some users of Google’s web browser have been experiencing.

The aggravating part for many users, however, is that the bug was first filed for Chrome version 22, way back in September 2012, yet Google has so far ignored it.

ugolemqwane na penisa The problem has to do with how Chrome forces Windows machines to manage processor idle time. When a computer isn’t doing much, it sends its CPU to sleep to save power, waking up at intervals when if there are any events that need handling. On Windows, these checks normally happen every 15.625ms, but that interval can be adjusted – and this is where Chrome goes awry.

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Want Google to erase your data? Just wait for it to kill off one of its apps

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http://se.dating-sites-free.com/ se detta Google will this month kill off its file-transfer app Bump and photo-sharing utility Flock – and erase your data with it.

After January 31, “neither app will work, and all user data will be deleted,” said David Lieb, CEO and co-founder of the software’s maker Bump – which was gobbled by Google in September.

 Support for Bump and Flock will end, and the programs will be pulled from Apple and Google’s app stores at the end of the month. Users must run a migration tool to preserve data they have on the Bump and Flock services
Read more By Shaun Nichols

Lost phone? Google’s got an app for that, coming this month

Free location and remote wipe service for Android devices

Google has announced that it will begin offering a free device location and security service for Android phones and tablets for the first time later this month, addressing a longstanding omission in Mountain View’s mobile OS.

According to a blog post by Android product manager Benjamin Poiesz on Friday, the forthcoming Android Device Manager (ADM) will be a combination of a mobile app and online services that will help Android customers both locate lost phones and protect their data when their devices can’t be found.

Read More By Neil McAllister,

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