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Student’s CPU Patent Could Save Your Mobile Battery’s Ass In The Future

Student’s CPU Patent Could Save Your Mobile Battery’s Ass In The Future

Sometimes your computer’s CPU uses a lot of electricity—like when you’re encoding an HD video, or playing a game. Sometimes it doesn’t use much, like when you’re writing a college essay on some dead guy or browsing Craigslist. Modern processors are able to down-shift when less power is needed—but it’s…