Apple Battery Woes

Updated 28-Jun-2024

Lots of Apple devices suffer from the innovation of Apple Computer, including the iphone/ipod touch and macbooks.

Some reality

First, let's just say that non-replacable batteries certainly are replaceable. I've had the batteries replaced (with new ones) in my 2011 Macbook Air, and two 2012 iphones. This happened in 2016.

Batteries and heat

See also the idiotic approach to OSX cooling

Coconut Battery App for OSX and IOS

Coconut Battery is an OSX app which provides useful battery information in a GUI, and can also display battery information about connected IOS devices.

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