Thread: whats the best for battery life?
11-16-2004, 10:47 PM #1
whats the best for battery life?
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- Nov 08, 2004
- Powerbook G4, ipod nano, ipod video and a whole lotta love
i have a g4 ibook, and am new to it. How should i do power stuff. Should you keep it plugged in all the time? let it run out all the time. Right now I have it plugged in while I am using it, and when it is off I take it out. What is the best way to get maximum battery life?
11-16-2004, 11:09 PM #2CaptainMackGuest
this has been descussed many times in these forums. some will say one way and others the oppossite. its basically personal prefference.
11-18-2004, 02:28 AM #3Dave_LGuest
Here is Apple's suggestion
"For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, itís important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Apple does not recommend leaving your portable plugged in all the time. An ideal use would be a commuter who uses her iBook on the train, then plugs it in at the office to charge. This keeps the battery juices flowing. If on the other hand, you use a desktop computer at work, and save a notebook for infrequent travel, Apple recommends charging and discharging its battery at least once per month."
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