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These Are the Best and Worst Browsers for Laptop Battery Life

Google Chrome

Ever wondered how much the weight of 10,000 open browser tabs is dragging down your laptop’s battery? Fear not: AnandTech just dug into the particulars with a delightfully detailed test to find out which browser is the biggest battery hog. This information could save mankind(‘s laptop batteries). You really should go read the entire test over at AnandTech—it gives a great, in-depth look at how different browsers work, how different settings affect page-loading speeds, and more. But here’s the bottom line: the number of minutes each browser cruised along before the laptop’s battery drained to 7 percent.

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Shelly Palmer is the host of Fox Television’s "Shelly Palmer Digital Living" television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.