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[_] correct treatment of laptop batteries

Jon Bennett jmbennett at
Sat Dec 19 12:21:40 GMT 2009

hi mike,

> the genius at apple store suggested leaving on power was bad for a battery and that it should be fully charged and then run off the battery till its flat and then recharged. This sounds a bit odd seeing as the battery is lithium. any expert views i can follow?

I've heard it's a good idea to take the battery out if you're running
from the mains for extended periods of time. I've not gone this far
though (powercuts and no batt is bad IMO), but do often charge up then
run down since I had to replace my battery.


jon bennett - -