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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

MacBook Pro - Breaking in a new battery.


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Does the battery on the new MBP need to be broken in as is the case with other lithium ion batteries. My understanding is that new batteries usually require 3-5 complete discharge/charge cycles for optimal performance to kick in. Is that so with the latest Apple battery as well?
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Only thing you need to do is calibrate the battery.

Apple Portables: Calibrating your computer's battery for best performance


MB | Mid-2007 | 13-inch | 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo | 2GB DDR2 | 120GB HDD | GMA 950 | White
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Thank you for the info.
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