Apple Batteries

A new information page has been set up by Apple about Lithium-ion Batteries.

It covers the information about the batteries and the definition of the Lithium-ion battery and how to pro-long the battery life. As we all know, with most rechargeable batteries, we may eventually need to replace our battery.

http://www.apple.com/batteries/

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For PowerBook and iBook users,

For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, itís important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Apple does not recommend leaving your portable plugged in all the time. An ideal use would be a commuter who uses her iBook on the train, then plugs it in at the office to charge. This keeps the battery juices flowing. If on the other hand, you use a desktop computer at work, and save a notebook for infrequent travel, Apple recommends charging and discharging its battery at least once per month.

For iPod users,

For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, itís important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Be sure to go through at least one charge cycle per month.

http://www.apple.com/batteries/


Posted by Antony at July 8, 2004 12:33 AM

>> more MacCentre701 July 2004 reports.