Which Is Better: Shutting Off Your PC or Putting It to Sleep?

Which Is Better: Shutting Off Your PC or Putting It to Sleep?

Shutting down your PC versus putting it to sleep has been a long-debated subject. Most people are in one camp or the other. Here we’ll explore the pros and cons of these options to decide which is better for your computer.

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How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu

How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu

Standard hibernation was disabled in Ubuntu 12.04. Fortunately there is a way to enable hibernate in Ubuntu. Here’s how it’s done.

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Better Manage Chrome Browser Tabs By Hibernating Unused Tabs

Better Manage Chrome Browser Tabs By Hibernating Unused Tabs

Having too many tabs open can be a problematic issue at times. Not only does it become difficult to keep track of the sites you’re visiting, it can also slow your system down. With Sidewise, you can easily manage your Chrome browser tabs and place unused tabs into hibernation mode to help free up resources.

By Mark Wilson -
Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?

By Laura Tucker -
How to Enable Hybrid Suspend in Ubuntu [Quick Tips]

How to Enable Hybrid Suspend in Ubuntu [Quick Tips]

“Hybrid Suspend” in Ubuntu allows you to first suspend your computer and if it is not restored after a while, will go into hibernation by itself. This is an effective way to save battery power and electricity bills. Here is how you can enable Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu

By Damien -
How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu 12.04

How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu 12.04

If you have upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, one thing that you will find missing is the “Hibernate” button. For those of you who are not aware or don’t use this feature at all, the Hibernate button usually lies above the Shut Down option and it allows you to save your current state to the hard […]

By Damien -