Ubuntu 12.04 has about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on my MacBook Pro 2010. What are the technical reasons for this? Is it because OS X uses some hidden firmware features? Can Linux somehow emulate OS X power saving behavior?
I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit edition on my Macbook Pro.
I am only getting about 1:47 minutes of battery life fully charged. Keyboard backlit off, screen dimness all the way down. From what I've read it seems to be because there is a integrated and dedicated graphics.
hi guys I'm a MacBook Pro user. Recently, I've been thinking about the battery of the MacBook and pondering upon it. I came to me to the moment of epiphany about 'battery calibration'. Are all the lithium batteries can be calibrated, or it is limited to MacBook's battery only? If it is only limited for MacBook's, then why is it so?
I have a 2011 Macbook Pro with a dying GPU. According to Wikipedia, all of the 2011 Macbook Pro models come with an AMD brand GPU. But according to this Ebay listing from a seller offering to repair 2011 Macbook Pros, he will "install a brand new updated Nvidia GPU which supersedes older models."
Is it possible to replace the AMD GPU in a Macbook Pro with an Nvidia GPU?
Apple already revealed the new Macbook family. This new 2010 edition, white polycarbonate Macbook has an impressive battery life that can stand for up to 10 hours in a single charge. Beside that, this new MacBook also gets many updated specifications like 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and the latest nVidia GeForce 320M.
Hello everybody,I moved to systemd few times ago with a very good result in term of cleaning//system speed and so on, but i noticed that the suspend function from systemd drain a lot of power during sleep.I can't debug right now (no more pm-utils) maybe is just a feeling (also because ai swhitched from a macbook to a samsung ultrabook in almost same period of the systemd swhitch) but i notice
What are normal figures for battery life on the newest Retina Macbook Pro systems and what could be draining battery. I have tried all of the tips on Apple support discussions and don't know if I should be getting better battery life.