Microsoft announces OnNow technology

Microsoft released a set of seven specifications yesterday that will determine compliance with the OnNow technology. The goal of OnNow is to implement power management for all desktops and laptops so that the computers are never actually shut off but rather "put to sleep" so that boot-up time is cut dramatically. OnNow is a primary component of the PC98 specification, now being worked on by Microsoft and its partners

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