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+ - Browser Power Consumption Compared-> 1

Submitted by theweatherelectric
theweatherelectric (2007596) writes "Over on the IE Blog they've posted a power consumption comparison of the five major browsers. They write, 'Power consumption is an important consideration in building a modern browser and one objective of Internet Explorer 9 is to responsibly lead the industry in power requirements. The more efficiently a browser uses power the longer the battery will last in a mobile device, the lower the electricity costs, and the smaller the environment impact. While power might seem like a minor concern, with nearly two billion people now using the Internet the worldwide implications of browser power consumption are significant.'"
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The Internet

+ - U.S. Broadband Map Now Online->

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mpapet
mpapet writes "The National Telecommunications Administration has created a website where you can input your zip code and see what Internet services are available.

Early reports suggest the data is wrong in many places, mine included. Other features that will add to the frustration is the use of 'advertised speed' as an equivalent for up/down bandwidth provided.

http://www.broadbandmap.gov/"

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