FruitJuice and laptop battery life in my latest Seattle Times column

January 5, 2014 — Leave a comment

Does your MacBook or MacBook Pro spend most of its time plugged into a power outlet? If so, you’re not exercising the laptop’s battery enough and are reducing its lifespan. That’s even more important now that MacBook models built since 2009 include built-in batteries that are not swappable. In my latest Seattle Times column, I look at FruitJuice, a $9.99 utility that tells you how much time you should spend working from battery each day in order to get the best long-term performance.

Read it here: FruitJuice app keeps MacBook batteries in shape.

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