MacBook Air is a fantastic laptop from Apple that is also very popular, with untold numbers of users around the world. While most people will never run into issues charging their MacBook Air, issues can happen where the MacBook Air does not charge when it is plugged in. If you find that your MacBook Air … Read More
Now that iOS 17 is here, you may have updated your iPhone to iOS 17, but now feel that your battery is draining faster than usual, or that iOS 17 has made your iPhone battery life worse. iOS updates causing battery drain is a familiar story that happens every year when a major new iOS … Read More
Have you ever wondered if your iPhone battery needs to be replaced? Maybe you are experiencing rapid battery drain, or other battery health issues like sluggish performance, random shutdowns, or the dreaded swollen battery issue with your iPhone. Read on and we’ll review five common signs that it’s time to replace the battery on your … Read More
The newest versions of iOS have introduced an interesting feature that Apple calls “clean energy charging” which aims to ‘reduce your carbon footprint’ by timing when your iPhone charges to align with when ‘lower carbon emission electricity’ is available. Putting aside the stark realities and illusions of green energy, whether or not you want your … Read More
Scheduling a Mac to boot, sleep, and shutdown, have been longstanding features in the Energy preference panel on Mac OS since the beginning of the operating system, so if you updated to macOS Ventura and now you’re wondering where those settings went, you aren’t alone. You can still schedule a Mac to turn on and … Read More
Some iPhone users who have recently installed the iOS 16 update may feel like their battery life is draining much faster than it was before. And truth be told, it very well may be! If you’re experiencing rapid battery drain on an iPhone after installing iOS 16, there’s likely a reason for that, and fortunately … Read More
The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and iPad Air is a phenomenal accessory that takes the iPad to a new level by adding a great backlit keyboard, a great trackpad, and a nice design. If you recently got a Magic Keyboard for your iPad, you may be wondering how long the keyboards battery lasts, how … Read More
If you are a Mac laptop user and you spend a lot of time at the command line, you may appreciate knowing that you can enable Low Power Mode on a Mac laptop through a terminal command. Enabling Low Power Mode through the command line on a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook is the … Read More
Low Power Mode allows you to prolong the battery life of a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or MacBook, by reducing energy usage on the device to optimize the battery performance. This is a fantastic feature for Mac laptop users on the go, since an unplugged laptop is only as useful as it’s battery life. Mac … Read More
Have you ever wanted to check how long it’d take for your iPhone or iPad to charge completely? Maybe, you don’t like to frequently check how much your device has charged? Well, this particular iOS shortcut intends to do just that. It’s pretty simple to set up and use on your device.
Are you a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air user who likes to keep an eye on their Mac laptop battery life? Want to see the battery percentage in the menubar of MacOS with Monterey or Big Sur? Let’s check how you can show the battery percentage indicator in the menu bar of macOS with the … Read More
Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook users may have noticed their computers are draining battery even when the Mac is sleeping and not in use. This seems like a peculiar issue, but it turns out there there may be an explanation. A simple way to diagnose this issue is by going to Apple … Read More
Do you feel like battery life is worse after the iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 on your iPhone or iPad? Battery draining issues are commonly reported after major system software updates, and iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are no exception. Fortunately there’s usually an explanation to these battery life woes, and resolutions too.
If you’ve been using your Apple Watch for a long time, you may want to check its battery health to see if it’s still operating at peak performance, or if it requires a battery service. It’s pretty easy to check the health of your Apple Watch battery, so let’s review how to do that.
Wondering about the health of your Mac laptop battery? It’s pretty easy to check the condition and maximum capacity of a battery in modern macOS versions, and if you’ve had your MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air for aw while now, you may have noticed the battery performance isn’t quite what it was when you … Read More
If you own an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, and you’ve noticed less than ideal battery health for your device, this article is just for you. The good news is that there’s nothing wrong with your iPhone. And with newer iOS versions, you can recalibrate the battery for these devices.
Some iPhone and iPad users have reported that battery life is suffering after updating to iOS 14.6 on their device. Battery draining issues are reported after virtually every system software update, and often issues with battery life are simply the natural result of installing a software update and the associated tasks that go on in … Read More
Is your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air automatically lowering the brightness of its display whenever it’s on battery? This may be happening for several different reasons, but it’s nothing you can’t fix. If you’d like a Mac laptop to stop adjusting display brightness on it’s own, read on.