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Anthing that will extend the life of my Macbook air battery?
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Mar 29, 2014, 10:13 PM
 
My mid 2012 Macbook air only last 4-5 hours on a plane. Do they sell anything that can extend that? thanks.

I goggled this, nothing satisfying came up!
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Mar 30, 2014, 06:39 AM
 
There's this:

HyperJuice External Battery for Apple MacBook, iPad, iPhone, USB Devices

Also note that Mavericks extends battery life a bit.
The new Mac Pro has up to 30 MB of cache inside the processor itself. That's more than the HD in my first Mac. Somehow I'm still running out of space.
     
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Mar 30, 2014, 03:03 PM
 
thanks, S, quickly looking at the site, everything is confusing, too bad they cannot just quickly say how it works.
But:

I thinking: something exist where once your laptop is dead, then you just plug it into something and it's now alive for another 5-6 hours?
Is that what this is? I'll probably also call BH Photo and see what they advise...
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Mar 30, 2014, 03:39 PM
 
For $129, Apple will replace the battery.

I wouldn't even bother with an external battery.

In my experience, those don't last long, and lose capacity much quicker than Apple's batteries.

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Mar 30, 2014, 04:02 PM
 
the Battery is fine T, there does not exist, something I can plug into after 4-5 hours?
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Mar 30, 2014, 04:13 PM
 
Other than the link P posed ? Sure, use your google fu.

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Mar 30, 2014, 04:51 PM
 
The Airline Adapter has been discontinued…?
     
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Mar 30, 2014, 05:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Spheric Harlot View Post
The Airline Adapter has been discontinued…?
Even if it hasn't, unless you're flying business, there's no guarantee that you'll have power.

Only in newer planes you will find power consistently in economy.

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Mar 31, 2014, 04:19 PM
 
Seatguru is my friend for checking this.

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