15 Ways to Increase Laptop Battery Life

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15 important tips for maximizing your laptop’s battery’s lifespan include the obvious like, get a more efficient laptop, and the less obvious like hibernate, instead of going into stand-by mode.

A couple are Mac specific and a couple are PC specific, and of course all depend on your user situation, but when you need to know how to get the most out of your battery, commit these ideas to memory so that you don’t waste precious battery time looking these steps up…oh, and make sure you obey any battery recall notices, or you could end up with a computer like this one.

Stewart got a break from work while his building was evacuated due to the laptop pictured, and scored a pic that landed him on AT:HT in the meantime.