TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,678 Reviews & Articles | 36,089 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

Apple Confirms New Batteries For MacBook Air

New firmware breaks Apple's secrecy

| Posted: Jul 1, 2009 5:00 am

Apple has released a new update for the MacBook Air which contained clues on changes for the notbook's battery.

 

Apple Confirms New Batteries For MacBook Air

 

Apple has confirmed that the changes included in the firmware for the MacBook Air point towards a new series or replacement batteries. Before everyone gets excited, Apple still plans on them not being user replaceable so that you will still have to take your MacBook Air to an authorized service repair center to have the battery replaced.

 

Apple says that they are increasingly using advanced chemistry combined with adaptive charging to improve battery life and in their defense they have someof the longest lasting batteries on the market. The new batteries don't seem to be the silver-zinc batteries that Apple has been working on but still just the lithium batteries that they have been using.

 

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more news at our news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below