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Microsoft has a new idea to improve laptop battery life with Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome)

August 8, 2019

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s latest bright idea when it comes to Chromium – which could benefit not just the revamped Edge, but also Google Chrome – is a method of better preserving battery life while streaming video in a browser.

The basic idea here is to eliminate what Microsoft describes as unnecessary disk caching when watching videos. As it stands, media content is added to the HTTP cache when fetching and playing video streams, and this scenario has its drawbacks.

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