Chrome 23 will save battery power

Google has released version 23 of its Chrome web browers, which includes new battery-saving features.

The latest version provides enhanced video decoding, which reduces hardware usage to lengthen battery life.

This feature works by shifting the process of video decoding from the CPU to the GPU, which requires less power.

Google’s tests on the new feature showed a 25-percent battery life increase.

“Now Chrome users on Windows will experience longer battery life so they don’t get cut off while watching their favourite YouTube video on repeat,” said Google software engineer, Ami Fischman.

Source: Chrome blog

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