A screen saver, which serves as a desktop enhancement like a wallpaper, is a great way to personalize your computer. It can also be an animated image activated on a computer display when no user activity has been perceived for a while. Its purpose is to prevent burn-in—the burning of image into the phosphor inside the cathode ray tube (CRT) after hours of the same image being rescanned. With the efficiency of today’s technology, however, CRT burn-in is quite unlikely in our modern computers.
Windows and Mac come in with built-in screen savers, or at least lets you set up one from a choice of many. Whenever you leave your computer unattended for a couple of minutes, the screensaver is activated on the screen or computer display. On your iphone, it would be helpful to have a screen saver enabled, though, many prefer simply a black screen to save on battery life. A screen saver can allows you to display a little personality on your iPhone as you can customize your iPhone screen with family pictures or inspiring images downloaded from the Internet.
A screen saver is an executable file which makes it part of the applications or programs of the computer’s operating system. It has been used to display animation, graphics and text, display information from another website, and sometimes, with proper configuration, can be customized with interface properties. If you’re unsure how to enable your iphone screen saver or need help customizing a more personalized image, you can take your iphone to a mobile shop or to a Melbourne iphone screen repair service like TWorld ICT to help set it up for you.
Your screen saver can be password-protected so it serves to prevent anyone from accessing your work on the computer once the screen saver is activated. Some screen savers even scan your hard drive for viruses.
Of course the best way conserve energy and to extend the life of your device is to turn off your display altogether. When a screen saver is activated, processing power (CPU) and memory (RAM) is used up to project images onto the screen. Complex animation projection considerably uses more resources and power than a picture slideshow.
It’s best to set a strict power management measure and not use your screen saver for long periods of time. A screen saver can quickly drain the battery and lead to burning of the computer display. When burn-in does result and your iphone malfunctions, or for other damages to your mobile phone, such as water damage or cracked iphone screens, call mobile repair service like TWorld ICT that also provides quality parts and replacement, including iphone screen repairs in Melbourne and the surrounding areas.
(Source: Why should I use a screensaver? Screensavers Planet)