Thanks in part to ever increasing processor efficiency, the battery life of Apple's MacBooks improve with each new model release. However, the battery life of your brand new machine will inevitably start to fade over time, and you’ll find yourself with less working time between charges. It’s worth knowing what conditions could shorten (or even damage) the life of your battery, and it certainly pays to maximise your battery runtime with ‘good practice’ OS settings for your your
It’s best to think of replacing your existing Mac as moving house – hopefully not as traumatic, but it’s a half decent analogy! How big is your house, who lives there, what do you use it for and how much stuff do you have (and how much stuff do you want to take with you)? Like your house, your Mac may have accumulated piles of redundant data you can’t even remember, and equally have things in it that you use every day that you just take for granted. So how do you use it?