Ten Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Laptop - Slide 7

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Still wasting five to 10 minutes per day shutting down your laptop in the evenings and starting it up in the morning? It is a relatively trivial matter to set your laptop to "sleep" mode instead, triggered either by the power button or when closing the lid. Paul has been doing this since last year and finds recovering from sleep mode to be a snap at just two to three seconds on average. This is particularly invaluable for sales executives or employees who bring their laptops home. Setting your laptop to sleep mode does tax your battery slightly as some power from the battery is required to maintain the contents of the memory. Paul has found the drain to be imperceptible even with a few hours of moving around.

With an increasing number of users using laptops on an exclusive basis, Paul Mah thought it may be time to revisit the topic of getting the best experience from your laptop. He’s put together a number of quick tips and configurations highlighted in this slideshow.


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