You can never have enough power outlets these days, particularly around the home entertainment cabinet. But amongst all of those power cables, we know there's a lot of wasted power when certain devices aren't in use, but still keep themselves in standby.
Here are three quick ideas to save real money every year by shutting down what isn't needed without a major fuss.
One is to grab a smarter power board. Companies like Belkin offer boards that shut down some points completely, and other boards offer individual switching to let you totally shut off individual items.