Chrome 57 will throttle background tabs to save energy

Have you ever wonder why Chrome is such a resource hog?  I know I complain about it all the time yet I still use Chrome.  Well Google is finally fixing that with the newest update.

According to Engadget:

The browser’s latest version was designed to solve that issue by throttling background tabs using excessive power. According to the Chromium blog, background tabs are responsible for one-third of Chrome’s power usage on computers, so keeping them in check will minimize the browser’s impact.

So make sure you update your Chrome.  To update Chrome, go to Settings > About.

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