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There was a pretty good study done on this specific question done here. Also, it's important to note that Apple's stated battery life is based upon very light workload tests. http://www.anandtech.com/show/7113/2013-macbook-air-core-i5-4250u-vs-core-i7-4650u/4 Key take aways Idle/light workload battery time is nearly the same Medium and heavy workloads ...
Everytime we unplug the power, Mac will start to discharge the battery. In this manner, the battery lifespan will shorten. I think the answer would be to leave the charger on, whenever possible, as the charger actually stop charging the battery once it is full. Check this on your Mac: click on Apple Icon > About this Mac > System Report > Power See the ...
You’ll see “low signal” when you are using service in a poor reception area. When the phone needs to search for a signal all the time it uses more battery life. We normally see this on Home & Lock Screen and Personal Hotspot. The best thing to do to save battery in these situations is look for a way to get a better signal, or maybe even turn cellular off ...
I had a battery replaced on the day after iPhone 6 launch and the process took 50 minutes door to door. (Entering the store to leaving). We did have a reservation and chose to stay past the "50 minutes" to let the iCloud restore finish and get key apps from the in store cache / fast internet. I would expect you might get in and out 10 minutes quicker on a ...
That shouldn't happen at all. I think the battery itself has a defect. Because the battery wasn't charged before you got it, for a much longer time than two weeks. Because, the seller has, obviously, stored the battery himself for a long time. I would recommend to return the battery immediately. Otherwise you risk damage to your laptop.
I can speak from experience that the battery from by 2011 MBP 13' died (like only 10% of designed capacity left) after 56 cycles. It met a precipitous decline after a certain point. You may want you weigh your risk on the cost of replacing the battery.
There are 3 main factors that age a battery. One is of course the constant charging and discharging.- the more the faster. Second one is less know and it is the shelf life. Even if you do not use a battery it will eventually die due to the internal currents / shelf life. Third and worse is Charging at all times in a elevated temperature environment. In ...
In my experience one of the worst things for a battery is to leave it plugged in and not cycle it. After doing this for a few months most batteries seem to become useless, sometimes not even keeping a charge for 5 minutes.
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