Articles tagged: power

Power and Sleep Options

Tip of the Day: Leave Your Laptop Running When Plugged In

Power Button settings

Tip of the Day: Control Your Laptop’s Power Button

Power Button

Should I Turn My Computer Off at Night?

Depending on your usage, turning your computer off at night might be appropriate. But is it actually saving energy? In the long run, it’s hard to say.

Uninterruptible Power Supply

If Shutting Down Windows Cleanly Is So Important, What Happens When the Power Just Goes Out?

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.

USB Adapter Power Rating

Why Does My Phone Charge More Quickly on Some Chargers?

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.

Windows 8 Shutdown Options

How Do I Shut Down Windows 8?

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.