Non-spooky green reads for the weekend
Take a break from Halloween to green up your weekend -- by making your gadgets' batteries longer and helping green our power grid too.
Fri, Oct 30 2009 at 10:15 PM
Is it just me or does Halloween seem to last a really long time when the big day falls on a Saturday? Costume parties began last weekend and I’m now worn out — nevermind that the big day isn’t even here yet!
In case you’re feeling Halloween fatigue already, here are non-scary links to keep your weekend green while giving you a break from all the ghoulish fun that won’t stop until Monday — a bit unfortunate for me because my birthday falls on Sunday when everyone’s already partied out….
>> Extend the battery life of your gadgets
by following these four tips. The big tip for laptop batteries is to remove the battery (assuming you don’t need to charge it) when you’re plugged in — a rather inconvenient, but apparently effective, practice.
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