Shipping with ATI's v8.19.10 display drivers is a technology
that Linux mobile users have long awaited to enjoy and that is
PowerPlay. ATI's PowerPlay is a power management technology that is
designed to dramatically reduce the power consumption of ATI MOBILITY
RADEON GPUs by adjusting the core and memory clock speeds along with the
voltage supplied to the chip. By adjusting the GPU, the laptop battery
life and heat-output can often be dramatically improved. Today with us,
we have the first Linux preview for this battery-saving technology.. Read on over at Phoronix to learn more.