Windows Blue to bring longer battery life

The mysterious Windows Blue update to Windows 8, scheduled for this summer, will bring longer battery life to laptops and ultrabooks based on Intel’s Haswell processors, among other improvements to Windows 8 itself.

A source close to Microsoft has unveiled that Windows Blue will include an all new power model that can adapt to various devices and mobile computers with different levels of performance. Thus users of Intel Haswell ultrabooks and laptops will be able to enjoy very high performance yet they will also have longer battery life and lower overall power consumption.

Part of the magic may be attributed to the Haswell processors – Intel has proudly announced that the fourth generation of Core processors will feature revolutionary low power consumption. In addition the new Windows Blue power model along with a list of other unknown improvements might be able to increase the still very low Windows 8 sales.


Source: Neowin.net

Related posts

Toshiba reveals Satellite C660 and Satellite Pro C660 notebooks

Two new Satellite models was added today from Toshiba to their laptop line-up, the new machines are suitable for daily routine work and will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Satellite C660 and his brother Pro C660 weigh around 2.54 kg...

HTC works on Desire 200 budget smartphone

If you are looking for a new cheaper smartphone maybe you should wait a little - HTC will soon release a new budget-oriented smartphone that will belong to the company’s Desire line and will be known as Desire 200 (code name HTC 102e). The Desire 200 will be based on a...

Nokia Lumia 610 specs revealed

Nokia has been preparing a cheap Windows Phone mobile device, known as Lumia 610 that is expected to hit markets in a little while. Rumors of this device have been on and off around the Internet but this is the first time specs of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 610 have been revealed. According...

Leave a comment