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Edison

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Are you in the mood to feel guilty? Then consider this: If you don't use the power settings on your PC, you're spewing hundreds of pounds of unnecessary CO2 into the atmosphere every year because of the electricity you waste.

What, you say? Windows power-setting controls are as confusing to use as the IRS tax code? We agree. But we also have a solution for you: The free Edison. This simple-to-use tool lets you easily use and change your power settings. No need to fiddle around with Windows. Just move a slider or two, click a few buttons and you're ready to go, or just stay with the defaults.

How much will you save? According to Edison, by using its default power settings on our laptop, we'll save 359.63 kilowatt hours of electricity in a year, which adds up to $32, and 490.17 pounds of CO2. Say goodbye to guilt.

--Preston Gralla

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