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In article<veqn3dtpo88k7q7i1o69df1jvekmc0u7qf@4ax.com>, Bill W<nothing@nowhere.com> wrote:

> 
> >http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42438745
> 
> Why the scare quotes around "save batteries"? It appears that's
> exactly what their intention is. 

they're prolonging the useful life of the device, avoiding unexpected
shutdowns due to aging batteries.