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🪫4 ways the Turn Off the Lights browser extension can help Electric Power Shortage

In Europe and Nord America, the upcoming winter proves to be harsh, and there can be a electric power shortage. So a power outage can be possible. To avoid selective power cuts, you can use a battery such as the Tesla battery. That reduce the heavy use of your electric usage from the power grid.

On your side, you can use the Turn Off the Lights browser extension, it reduces the use of your battery and electric power. Here with these simple tricks you browsing many hours on the internet.

User action you can take today

Here is an overview of the features you can use and enable to save electric power shortage.

1. 🔅 Dim your screen

By reducing brightness of the computer screen can reduce power consumption. And that is especially useful with laptops. And with Turn Off the Lights you can even dim it further and let only the video be player on top of this dimmed web page.

2. ⏯ Automatically block media download

Other powerful options are the use of the AutoStop feature, which stops automatically downloading and playing the HTML5 video in your web browser. That resource will be not loaded when you open a new web page.

3. 📽 Reduce the video quality

When you have the groundbreaking performance and amazing battery laptop, you want to see everything hair sharp. That with the highest video resulution such as 8k 60fps HDR Dolby Vision. But that increased video quality is not always necessary to see video. Because of the choose of your high video quality usage, the datacenter server use in your country to download and stream this YouTube video. And will customze a huge use of electric energy and that will increase more C02 into the atmosphere.

Reduce the video quality on YouTube to reduce electric energy consumption and prevent the electric power shortage

To reduce this massive power consumption on the Google data centers, you can enable the YouTube AutoHD feature in the Turn Off the Lights browser extension. And choose to force to play the video at 720p and block the 60FPS. Then each new video will be played on that video resolution at the normal 30 FPS.

4. 🌚 Dark Mode reduces battery usage

Convert all your websites to dark mode, when you use Night Mode feature, all websites will be converted to your harmonious dark theme. And because you are using 100% black, that screen pixel on an OLED screen is not activated. As a result, it can save more battery power. Then a bright website you visited every day, such as the Google Search or the YouTube website.

Electrical Energy Usage

When the gray lamp of the Turn Off the Lights browser extension is visible in your web browser toolbar. You can click double on the gray lamp button to get the mini settings panel. Then you can navigate to Analytics tab. And you will see this panel in your web browser:

The double click panel on the Analtics tab, that said the total electrical energy saved with the use of the Turn Off the Lights browser extension

This provide you more valuable information about the electric energy you saved, and it will calculate how much time you dimmed that web page and see the total saved in KWh. With a realistic example to compare that saving amount. Such as saving the lights on for up to 6 hours. For a further detailed informaton you can open the Turn Off the Lights browser extension Options page, at the Analytics you can see how much electric energy you can save by each website, and on what day of the week.

To enable one or more of these usefuland optional features, you can download the latest Turn Off the Lights browser extension today on the official Turn Off the Lights website. It is the only free and Open-Source browser extension that provides you this promise to the users, to get the best web experience in your favorite web browser. If you love the Turn Off the Lights browser extension, please do not forget to support our hard work by making a small contribution. Each contribution will be much appreciated to continually improve this experience and get the extension available for everyone at the store.

🔄 Turn Off the Lights Syncing Safari web extension to iOS & Mac

Turn Off the Lights for Safari with the Atmosphere Lighting effect enabled on the iPad Pro. And the iPhone on the new brand home page.

Today you can get the latest Turn Off the Lights Safari Extension on your iPhone and iPad, that uses the browser extension Manifest version 3 technology. That is better in privacy, performance, and security for the users.

Download the latest Turn Off the Lights for Safari on TestFlight:
https://testflight.apple.com/join/pj7BWqeJ

New features you can try in this major update:

New home page for iPhone and iPad

The new Turn Off the Lights for Safari on iPhone and iPad includes an improved welcome guide. Where the visual images are bigger and with a bit of information about the feature you can use. And with steps on how to enable the Safari extension on your device. Furthermore, the home screen of the app has been redesigned, with an overview of the community and how to be connected with other members.

Syncing Safari web extension across devices and platforms

Last year, Apple introduced Safari extensions on iOS and iPadOS. One of the new features in iOS 16 and macOS Ventura this year is that users can enable extension syncing across their iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices.

In Safari 16 or later, when a user has installed your Safari web extension on one device, they can install your extension on another device directly from Safari Extensions Preferences, without visiting the App Store. When a user enables or disables your extension on one device, the system syncs that change to the user’s other devices that have the web extension installed. The user can disable syncing for a specific extension. Syncing works for all Safari web extensions, including content blockers.

Apple Developer Documentation

Turn Off the Lights for Safari is a universal app, so that means it is free on iOS and Mac. And you can get it on both platforms. So it will be syncing Safari web extension to your iOS device and Mac computer in a seamless way.

How to share Safari extension across devices from iPhone and iPad on iOS 16

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone and iPad
  2. Scroll down until you see the menu item Safari, and tap to open it
  3. Next, tap on Extensions
  4. Finally, turn on the toggle switch to enable the Share Across Devices option

Night Mode with a dark filter for all the images

In this new version, you can dim all the images. So the images are not so bright for your eyes (late at night). You can customize the image dimmed layer with dark and grayscale filter options. The feature is available for desktop and mobile users.

Night Mode option to dim all the images with a dark grayscale filter

Control your video with your Game Controller

Do you have your iPad at a far distance from you? Then you can use your wireless PlayStation Controller or Xbox Controller to change instantly the volume of that video player, but also to skip or go to the next YouTube video. Now you can choose also on what website you want to allow this feature (such as only on the YouTube website).

You can download the latest Turn Off the Lights for Safari for your iOS 16 today using TestFlight, and it will be released later on the public release date of iOS 16. It is the only free and Open-Source Safari extension that is available for both Mac and iOS. If you love the Turn Off the Lights in Safari extension, please do not forget to support our hard work by making a small contribution. Each contribution will be much appreciated to continually improve this experience and get the app available for everyone at the Store.

🚍 The Best School Laptop for Students 2022 (with huge discount)

Soon it is back to school. But are you still looking for a good laptop for your students? And that works well with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension? We have 2 great devices that are best for school, college, and university.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio

Buying a device depends on the educational requirements. For example, Engineering students need a powerful beast computer that can render 3D objects, Adobe, and Autodesk applications. But these days a new requirement is added for all students. That is a good-quality webcam and integrated microphone to get remotely join virtual lessons and conference calls. Because in these new times, hybrid education and hybrid working is a new requirement.

Video conference applications

There are many applications where you can communicate and follow live sessions. Even today most companies stream their live events on YouTube. Here is an overview of these applications.

Google Meet

That is a free video conference application that is from Google the sub-division of the company Alphabet. You can invite up to 100 participants, and meet for up to 60 minutes per meeting at no cost. And it works on all platforms, from the web browser, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Microsoft Teams

That is an application from the tech company Microsoft. That is mostly focused on business communication. This is not just a video conferencing app, but Microsoft Teams is an all-in-one collaboration app, so you can chat and share documents. That works on all platforms, from the web browser, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Zoom.us

It is an application to connect online for video conference meetings, webinars, and live chat. However, the free version is limited to 40 minutes and only less than 100 participants. That is an application from the tech company Microsoft. That works on all platforms, from the web browser, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Cisco Web Meeting

This is mostly used by professionals and companies. That to share presentations, and desktop applications, write on online whiteboards and make annotations. That works on all platforms, from the web browser, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

The Best laptop for students

If you need now the best laptop for school, then these are the best that meet this requirement for a good video conference:

#1 Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio, is the latest flagship machine from Microsoft that is best for all students. It has an excellent keyboard, powerful specs, and with 14.4” touchscreen. You can get a today a discount of 10% off for Surface Laptop Studio – Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel® Iris® X with free shipping.

Requirement for good stable virtual lessons and conference calls:

  • Check – 1080p web camera
  • Check – Studio Mic
  • Check – 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
  • Check – Quad Omnisonic Speaker with Double Atmos

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio

#1 Apple Macbook Pro M1 Pro 14 inch

Apple Macbook Pro M1 Pro 14 inch, is the laptop from the company Apple. That is powerful device and All-day battery that use less battery power than any other laptop. That is because of the power of M1 which is Apple’s own Silicone chip.

Requirement for good stable virtual lessons and conference calls:

  • Check – 1080p facetime camera
  • Check – Studio-quality three-mic array
  • Check – 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
  • Check – Six-speaker with Double Atmos

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Apple Macbook Pro M1 Pro

Conclusion

If you know the device you want, the store is ready for the Back-to-School Sale. Limited-time offers on select Surface, PCs, gaming PCs, and more. Valid 7/11 – 9/11. Get it Now with the discount!