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Google explains how it will make Chrome suck less battery

For all its popularity, Chrome can still be an irritating browser to use — soaking up processing power and draining battery life. And while these issues are true on any platform, they seem particularly acute on Macs, especially when compared to Apple’s native Safari browser. Google isn’t blind to these issues, though, and is keen to catch up, with senior Chrome engineer Peter Kasting this week explaining several recent tweaks to the browser aimed at improving performance.