Chrome’s latest desktop release saves power by putting a damper on background tabs


  • Ipse

    An adblocker will save more than those optimizations… Too bad so many sites deny access upon adblocker detection. $$$ rulez

  • Wizzy

    Why does the image show a smartphone if the story is about Windows desktop?

  • Brad Fortin

    “Excepted from this rule are background tabs that play audio or ones that need to maintain a real-time internet connection.”

    I hope that exception doesn’t include tabs that autoplay videos (“play audio”) or tabs with excessive tracking (“real-time internet connection”).