Having Flash installed can cut battery runtime…

Having Flash installed can cut battery runtime considerably???as much as 20 percent in our testing. With a handful of websites loaded in Safari, Flash-based ads kept the CPU running far more than seemed necessary, and the best time I recorded with F…

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Having Flash installed can cut battery runtime considerably as much as 20 percent in our testing. With a handful of websites loaded in Safari, Flash-based ads kept the CPU running far more than seemed necessary, and the best time I recorded with Flash installed was just 4 hours. After deleting Flash, however, the MacBook Air ran for 6:02 with the exact same set of websites reloaded in Safari, and with static ads replacing the CPU-sucking Flash versions.

ArsTechnica: Just having Flash enabled cost 2 hours of battery life.

Time to kill Flash?

Author: kOoLiNuS

♂, Italian, male, husband, dad of a wonder, “cazzaro”, friendly, blogger, motorcyclist, geek, avid reader, sysadmin, ICT consultant, curious. I come in peace… I'm an active social networker since 1999. I've been using WordPress sice 2004 and WordPress.com since 2006, and I'm currently involved in WordPress and WooCommerce communities in Bari, Apulia.

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