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 Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO image became public a few days ago, which is available here, so I am sure a lot of people are interested in trying it out on their development systems without replacing their current Windows 7 installation.
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, included in the file small_form_factor.zip below, are provided to help answer two questions received from a developer by our support team: