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Chrome 57 will throttle background tabs to save energy

Chrome 57 will throttle background tabs to save energy

Engadget - Mariella Moon

But tabs playing audio won't be affected. If you use Chrome as a primary browser, you'll know that it can be a resource hog that eats up too much battery. The browser's latest version was designed to solve that issue by throttling background tabs using excessive power. According to the Chromium …

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