Microsoft demos Windows 7 power-saving features

ZDNet.com's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about energy efficiency in the new operating system

Microsoft demos Windows 7 power-saving features ZDNet.com's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about energy efficiency in the new operating system

At Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus, ZDNet's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimisation, and Bluetooth and DVD features that will not be activated until necessary.