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# efficiency - Sunday 25 June, 2017

# efficiency - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

# efficiency - Monday 16 May, 2016

This keyboard's keys will respond differently to whatever finger you use

Pressing the same key with your index finger or middle finger will yield different results.

# efficiency - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

A new kind of WiFi could stop it from draining your phone's battery

The method, called Passive WiFi, consumes 1/10,000th the energy current methods use.

# efficiency - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

This smartphone company says it can charge a phone fully in 15 minutes

The Chinese company Oppo says it can fully charge a 2,500mAH battery in the space of 15 minutes.

# efficiency - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 Efficient Chelsea ease past Watford and into the fourth round Efficiency

Efficient Chelsea ease past Watford and into the fourth round

Watford held out for a while but the result was inevitable really.

# efficiency - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Taking notes by hand is more effective than typing them

Note-taking by hand forces you to think about what you’re writing.

# efficiency - Friday 7 February, 2014

New York police begin testing Google Glass as crime-fighting tool

The wearable device is being used by police officers to see if it has any use in law enforcement.

# efficiency - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

# efficiency - Monday 15 October, 2012

Nobel prize for economists who worked on matching schools with students

US economists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley share the award for their work in ‘the theory of stable allocations’.

# efficiency - Friday 25 May, 2012

New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’

Tougher laws to cut emissions would lead to dramatic savings in the cost of motoring, it’s been claimed.

# efficiency - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Column: Ireland is a country that doesn’t know what it wants to be

First we blame our leaders for going one way, then the opposite. We need a grown-up discussion about where Ireland is headed, writes Aaron McKenna.