How to Maximze Battery Performance & Life?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by xDeathReaperx, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. xDeathReaperx macrumors regular

    May 3, 2009
    Hey, planning on Purchasing one of the New Aluminum MacBook Pro's.

    I would like to know what are the best ways to have your battery last longer and hold the normal charge?

    Also on the Battery Section on it says it not good to have your computer charging all the time but then people on the forums say it's better to keep it plugged in! What is it? What should I do? Listen to Forum users or Apple)

    Also what is a good setting for the Screen Lightiness? Is HalfWay see able? What about 75 percent notches. Will lowering the battery brightness save battery?

    EDIT: Please do not link me to -
    (Ive already read that)
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Then you know as much as anyone else on the forums. Or do an Mroogle search for "battery life" and you can read through the responses to the umpteen other threads on this exact same topic.

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