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The Ecobutton

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Many new computers come pre-equipped with an “eco-button” that regulates your computer’s energy usage when not employed. Rather than fiddling around with the settings, you can simply press this button when you leave your workstation for convenience and peace of mind. It can put your computer to sleep, lower the backlight, send it into hibernation which uses almost zero energy without completely shutting down, etc. This is great for when we are absent-minded and walk away without properly ensuring that we’ve taken care of everything. However, not all computers have this function, nor do most older laptops. Instead of spending… read more