Articles tagged: power
Why do some chargers work faster or slower than others? We’ll take a look at some basic electrical concepts to understand what to look for in a charger.
Turning your computer off at night might be appropriate. But is it saving energy? It’s hard to say.
Chargers and power supplies come in a wide variety of configurations. Choosing the right one is important. I’ll look at a few of the parameters.
The voltage and polarity of the power supply must match. Amps and watts have some flexibility.
Sleep, while more reliable than in the past, can still be a problem if you expect your machine to stay on when plugged in.
We’re all told to shut down Windows before turning power off, but what if the power just goes out? If you’re not protected, bad things can happen.
It’s not at all obvious to new users how to shut down Windows 8. I’ll quickly walk you through the steps to locate the option to shut down or restart Windows 8.