Tag: battery

Dec 23

Apple might be slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life

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Dec 28

Apple working with Consumer Reports to pin down inconsistent MacBook Pro battery test results

“On December 22nd, Consumer Reports said it could not recommend the MacBook Pro — a first for a Mac laptop. It caused a stir! Consumer Reports’ reasoning was simple: it got wildly inconsistent battery test results every time it tried to test multiple versions of the laptop.” View More

Feb 10

Which apps will drain your battery and data plan? Verizon’s got a list!

SUMMARY: Verizon is now reviewing iPhone and Android apps, but not based on how fun or useful they are. It’s concerned about the resources they consume, which means Facebook and many popular games get docked. Verizon Wireless may have shut down its own app store, but it’s not wiping its hands of app curation entirely. …

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Jan 30

Apple Releases MacBook Firmware Update To Address Rare Battery Issue

Apple has released a new SMC firmware update for the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air. “This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning,” according to Apple. This applies specifically to older batteries, but the update is …

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Jan 26

Check The Battery Health On Your MacBook

Hey, If you have a  MacBook Air or MacBook Pro  it will come with a battery. Battery life degrades over the life time of the battery. Although there isn’t much you can really do about it, other than trying not to cycle the battery too many times, you can keep an eye on it’s health. This …

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