Intel Developer Zone Articles

07-May-2012
10:27 AM PDT
For Ultrabook™ developers, with great power comes great responsibility
By adminPosted 05/07/20124
This following article was subsidized by Intel and authored by Zebra Partners. Often considered to be the Achille's heel of portable devices, power management has come a long way. The new breed of Ultrabook™ PCs have pushed battery life and thermal design to a new level. We spoke with Dr. Mike P...
04-May-2012
11:29 AM PDT
Conserving Active Power
By Judy Hartley (Intel)Posted 05/04/20121
This article presents techniques to optimize applications to save power during active use. These techniques include multi-threading, batching of I/0 accesses, and reducing memory bandwidth. Some of the techniques are applicable for general program usage.
23-Apr-2012
10:46 AM PDT
Using Intel® Power Gadget 2.0 to measure the energy performance of a compute-intensive application
By Clay Breshears (Intel)Posted 04/23/20120
Intel® Power Gadget 2.0 is a software-based power estimation tool enabled for Second Generation Intel® Core™ processors.
05-Apr-2012
1:18 PM PDT
Energy-Efficient Software Guidelines
By adminPosted 04/05/20121
Download White Paper (PDF) The purpose of this document is to provide energy efficient software guidelines extending the items described in the “Energy-Efficient Software Checklist” document. The guidelines are OS and architecture agnostic except where otherwise noted. The following guidelines fo...
05-Apr-2012
12:13 PM PDT
Energy-Efficient Software Criteria
By adminPosted 04/05/20121
Energy-Efficient Software Criteria Download Software Criteria (PDF) Checklist for creating software applications that is energy-efficient. The checklist is operating system-agnostic except where otherwise noted. Computational Efficiency Loops Minimized the use of tight loops? Converted polling lo...
14-Mar-2012
12:03 AM PDT
Low Power Intel® Architecture for Small Form Factor Devices: Supplemental Information
By adminPosted 03/14/20120
This entry is a supplement to the article Low Power Intel® Architecture for Small Form Factor Devices, by Ram Chary, Pat A. Correia, Raviprakash Nagaraj, and James Song.  Additional technical information presented here was provided by Scott Noble. The attached Microsoft PowerPoint* slides, includ...
07-Mar-2012
10:34 PM PST
PeekMessage: Optimizing Applications for Extended Battery Life
By Dale Taylor (Intel)Posted 03/07/20120
By Dale Taylor Introduction Learn if PeekMessage calls have an impact on battery life in this paper with examples showing alternative code samples and the improvements that can be expected on Windows*.When discussing optimization techniques for applications running on battery powered devices, som...
07-Mar-2012
12:58 PM PST
Creating Energy-Efficient Software (Part 4)
By Rajshree Chabukswar (Intel)Posted 03/07/20120
Operating Systems This brief section provides some links to references that describe operating system features that support development of power-aware applications – for Microsoft Windows Vista and for Linux. For creating power-aware applications in Vista, Microsoft has some extensive resources o...
07-Mar-2012
11:32 AM PST
Assault on Batteries with the Intent to Perform
By richard-winterton (Intel)Posted 03/07/20120
by Richard Winterton Introduction How you use your laptop has a dramatic effect on the battery. See what a curious Intel engineer discovered while writing this paper. It has been a continuing challenge to get higher performance for a minimum amount of power, but until someone can change the funda...
05-Mar-2012
11:40 PM PST
Low Power Intel® Architecture for Small Form Factor Devices
By Deleted UserPosted 03/05/20121
by Ram Chary, Pat A. Correia, Raviprakash Nagaraj, and James Song As hand-held and embedded computing devices become more powerful and as wireless connectivity becomes more pervasive, small form-factor devices will affect every aspect of our lives. But to realize this vision, we must first solve ...
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