Air Battery

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by dfeigenbaum1, May 2, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Is there a app to test battery, or hardware test, I only get 3 hours:mad:
     
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    miles01110

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    What would a battery utility tell you? Time remaining is highly dependent on usage. That should be completely obvious.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Brightness on 2, only running safari and mail, nothing else
     
  4. simsaladimbamba

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    Coconut Battery, System Profiler > Power and iStat Pro.
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    This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:
    Apple Notebook Battery FAQ by GGJstudios
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    Also have a look at Activity Monitor (Applications / Utilities /) and select All Processes and sort by CPU to see what the culprit may be.

    image below uses sorting by CPU as an example
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    Further reading:
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