MacBook Air :: How Long Is The Battery / Can't Find Info

Aug 22, 2008

how long is the battery on the macbook air?

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Is Battery Life / Can't Find Info

Jul 28, 2010

I recently bought a Macbook Pro 15" i7. I was just wondering what kind of battery life you guys are getting
Right now it's showing 6:12 with 93 percent intel hd graphics, with Microsoft Word, iTunes, and Google Chrome on

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OS X :: Won't Find Battery Long Term Advice

Jul 19, 2009

I recently bought a 15 inch Macbook pro (yes, excited since it replaced my 7 year old Pentium 3 desktop), and I am wondering what the proper way is to allow my battery to last as long as possible in the LONG RUN (in terms of changing the battery and it losing its capacity). For much of the time, I have access to a/c outlet, so should I just leave the it plugged in as much as possible? Or should I only plug it in when the battery is used up and take it out when the battery is full again?

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MacBook Pro :: Won't Find Battery Life Info / Plugged Or Not Plugged

Oct 17, 2009

I use my MBP 15" (the new one), as my primary machine in my office. I sit by my best usually 10-12hrs a day working on it.

I am trying to figure out what is best to do, keep the AC plugged in or have it un-plugged and only plug it in when the battery is drained (or less then 50%)? I have tried different experiments, plugged in, not-plugged and time is about the same for life of the battery. The true question is, how is is best to do it for the health of the battery.

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MacBook :: Battery No Longer Holds Long Charge / Worth Pursuing A Replacement Battery?

Jun 2, 2009

purchased a macbook Unibody back in October 2008 when they were released and use it heavily. The battery no longer holds a nice long charge - I get about 2 to 2.5 hours out of a full charge.

The battery has 149 cycles on it, which is obviously high (and correct, I use the hell out of it). With it still being in warranty, is it worth pursuing a replacement battery? Will Apple tell me to go take a hike with the high cycle counts?

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Intel Mac :: How Long Should Transfer Of Info Take Using Migration Assistant

May 30, 2012

How long should transfer of information take from MacBook pro to iMac using migration assistant?

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iMac

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MacBook Air :: How Long Should Battery Last

Feb 13, 2009

im just curious (and maybe a slight bit worried) about how long my macbook air should last on a full battery. it seems like it gets less and less all the time. its not my primarily used cmputer (i use my iMac mostly) but i still use my MBA most days whether it be in bed or on my travels to friends' houses etc.

when i do use it ive usually got a socket handy so its always charging and when its in the house not being used, its pretty much always on charge which means the battery running out isnt a big deal but the few times i actually don't have the MBA on charge it seems to run out pretty quickly. i do tend to run a lot of programs, however.

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Does Battery Last

Oct 13, 2009

How long does your MBP battery last when your doing ur stuff like internet, gaming etc etc. and your brightness of ur screen, wifi turned on etc?

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MacBook Air :: How Long Will Battery Last When At 0% And Sleep

Dec 23, 2008

When you MBA reaches 0% charge - it auto sleeps the machine in hopes that you will soon charge it.

how long you have to actually get it plugged in?

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MacBook :: How Long Does 13" Battery Last

Jan 7, 2009

I had the white model from 2006 and it lasted around 3 hours.

My Aluminum MacBook lasts 4.5 to 5 hours, depending on if I watch video
It lasts 2.5 to 3 if I'm watching or editing video

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MacBook :: How Long Do I Need To Charge Battery

May 24, 2009

Just bought a new MB unibody! How long should I charge battery on first charge? Also, can I use it or do I need to fully charge first???

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Does The Battery Last For A Unibody

Sep 11, 2009

I have a 15" MBP (2.66Ghz, late 2008), I usually don't have WiFi turned off, so I just wanted to know how long does it usually last with WiFi off and semi-high brightness setting for the display. The only activity is typing in Word and maybe a few non intensive Photoshop stuff.

I'd like to get an estimate because I have no power adapters where I'll be using it.

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MacBook :: How Long Does Laptop Battery Last

Nov 24, 2009

My laptop's 1-year warranty includes battery and the battery does not last long anymore. Does this mean that I can get a new battery with the warranty?

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Should Charge Battery

Mar 31, 2010

I am receiving a new mbp today and was wondering how long I should charge the battery for optimal battery life?

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Does 13" Battery Last

Apr 23, 2010

Mine only lasted 2hrs 30min on full charge (4th cycle. 4 day old), did the calibration and then it's now lasting about 4 hours. (it showed 7 hours in the beginning but number changed quickly as I opened Safari and browse online)

10 Hours? Come on Steve! Even with the dimmest light, bluetooth off, wireless off, no application running i've never seen 10 hours on MBP13". Not even 9 nor 8.

And I found this article.
"Macworld's 13"MBP Review: The 10-Hour Battery Lasts Four Hours"
(URL)
At least the author was playing Quicktime video...me? Nothing much and 4 hours. (Factory defect?)

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MacBook Pro :: Won't Find Info About Kapton Tape

Sep 10, 2010

What is the width of the Kapton tape used in the 2007 Santa Rosa MBP?

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MacBook Air :: External Battery For Long Flights?

Feb 21, 2008

What do you think about this battery from Batterygeek?

Specs:
130 Wh
16 or 19 volts output
1.7 lbs

This should give 4.5 times the normal operating time. Should be possible to watch demanding movies for about 7 hours, or do less demanding things for 18 hours.

I'm not sure if the voltage is too high or within limits. The Air magsafe seems to output 14.5 volts.

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MacBook :: Won't Work / Battery Not Lasting Long

Sep 12, 2008

I have a 2.16 C2D macbook bought in end of May last year. My battery only lasts about 2 hrs right now. Which is definetly shorter than when I originally got it. I bought the full applecare for it which has another 1.7 yrs on it.

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MacBook Air :: How Long Does Battery Last After Fully Charged

Jan 6, 2010

I would like to know the average battery life after each fully charged (especially when you just bought the unit).

I can only get 4:16hrs each time.

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MacBook Pro :: Battery Capacity - Not Lasting Long

Feb 21, 2010

I have noticed that lately, my MBP Mid-2009 battery isn't lasting as long on a single charge as it used to. So, I downloaded and ran coconut Battery (attached results). After 152 Charges - I'm getting 90% battery capacity. Is there a way I can improve on that. Or, is this number about right for the age of the MacBook Pro?

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MacBook Pro :: Use Battery Efficiency And Long Lasting

Feb 13, 2012

I'm using Macbook a lot (8-10 hours per day). I want to know how to use battery efficiency and long lasting.

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: How Long Does A Late 2008 Battery Usually Last

Jun 22, 2014

It seems like I'm always having to charge the battery. I was just wondering how many hours should I be getting from a fully charged battery.

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MacBook Pro :: Won't Find Display Info / Using An External Monitor

Jul 2, 2009

I plan to get a 13" 2.26ghz Macbook Pro, and I have a 20" external monitor with a 1680, 1050 resolution.

First thing, I've barely used OS X, let alone with an external monitor. How well does OS X handle it? Is it pretty simple, and can I set separate backgrounds for each display?

Secondly, will the GPU handle it alright, or will it be sluggish when I hook up the external? I'll mostly be using the 20" to do Photoshop work, with occasional video editing (though I have other computers available to do rendering on.)

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MacBook Pro :: Can't Find My Flash Drive Info On It Anymore

Apr 25, 2012

My flash drive was working a few minuets ago and then I accidently clicked it and then dragged it into my "favorites" column, and now I can't find it anywhere on my hard drive.  It lights up when I plug it in and a thing pops up when I did not "eject" it the right way.

Info:MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011)

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MacBook Air :: Cannot Find Saved Document After Adding Info?

May 15, 2012

I'm a macbook air user and I have a problem with my document saving. I was doing a project and I put the information I needed in a document. I am pretty sure i saved it cause I remember I checked the name of it. It was yesterday and today I can't find it anywhere. It's not in recent document and I can't find it in spotlight or document searching or even trash. I checked the available space in the macintosh hd and I have nearly 1/3 left. It's fine if I can't find this doc i will just redo it but I'm really worried what if next time if something really important goes missing and I don't want to do that again!

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MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Air :: External Battery Or Charger That Can Use For Long Lights?

Nov 9, 2010

I have an iPhone 4 and am strongly considering buying the MB Air 11.6in. I'd like to get an external battery that I could use for long flights, that in a pinch, could be used with either the iPhone or the MBA.

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MacBook Air :: Battery Takes Long Time To Recharge?

Feb 17, 2008

Does any of your macbook airs take super long to recharge? Mine was at 33% and it took almost 6hrs. I already tried to re-calibrate the battery and did the PMU reset thingy

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MacBook :: Maximizing Long Term Battery Life?

Dec 12, 2008

I have a MacBook and my strategy is to keep it plugged in as much as possible to avoid using charge cycles. If I use it down to 50%, then get home, I'll plug it in so I've only used half a cycle. Then when I'm just using it around the house, I try to keep it plugged in.

My friend has a completely different strategy. At the Apple Store, one of the salesmen told him that he should use it down to almost nothing and then charge it back up again. He would never plug it in at 50%, but wait until it is 10% or less. He gave me this analogy: if you have a bottle of milk in the refrigerator and you have a cow outside, you refill the bottle when it is empty. If you keep refilling the bottle when it is only half empty, that milk is going to go bad. He really doesn't understand how it works himself, but said something about the battery's memory? I never imagined that a battery would have its own little memory or something, but now that he mentioned it, it does seem reasonable.

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MacBook Pro :: Battery Recharging Takes Long Time?

Jun 4, 2012

Battery takes a long time to recharge on this 3 year old Mac Book Pro--looking for ways to speed up?

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MacBook Pro

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MacBook :: Takes A Long Time To Find Network?

Jan 28, 2009

I recently had to have my Macbook Unibody screen replaced. After they replaced the screen, they forgot to install the airport card. They had to take the computer back and replace the airport card. Now every time I turn on the airport card it literally takes like a minute to find any networks. That doesn't seem like a long time but next time you open your macbook see how long it takes to find networks. What should I do? Also when ever I click on the airport logo it says it is constantly scanning. Even when i am connected to a network.

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