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10-29-2004 05:16 PM
Originally posted by edeye
if you keep it plugged in constantly your battery will go quicker.
Buy a new battery. My mom bought one for her iBook and it now lasts longer than the old original battery.
10-29-2004 06:14 PM
Originally posted by 3DMC
www.macsales.com has some good ones from NewerTech. But they are $150 or so.
10-29-2004 06:20 PM
Originally posted by Explorer
Sorry for hi-jacking the thread, but I think this is still on topic..;
does this mean it is better to charge your portable and use it with your battery than to actually plug it in and run it from the mains?
10-29-2004 06:39 PM
Originally posted by Boogs
well, it's better for the battery if you leave the laptop plugged in, but take the battery out so it's not constantly being charged... that's what really smokes'em. what happens is that batteries lose their charge even when they are not being used, so when you have your battery in the laptop every time the machine senses it's charge dip below "full", it charges it back up. these fractional charges wear out the battery.
yep, batteries pretty much suck.
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