Originally Posted by Vox Barbara
Hi Suni, how is life in Australia? It is one of the countries, which is still
awaiting my very visit.
Btw, in the past i was involved in a lot of, say, soft battles
about the question how to enhance battery life in general.
For me as a not too tech savvy man, it is hardly understandable, that
the more you use the battery, the longer lasts the battery, the more
you can draw out of it. Everybody tells me that, even Apple claims,
that you better use the battery frequently (means: draw until zero, than charge),
in order to get a long lasting battery. Makes sense?
Hi, Australia is an interesting place. It has become a little more diverse, a kind of American- media- influence- Colonial- English- history- Immigrant- culture- mix- Aboriginal- minority- history- huge- empty- continent- some- beautiful- nature- but- also- great- party- cities (Sydney+Melbourne)- kind- of- place.
"For me as a not too tech savvy man"
-- I thought you are a woman not a man? Or do you mean, "as a not too tech savvy person"
Anyway, batteries. No, the longer you use the battery, the more battery cycles you use up (check http://www.coconut-flavour.com/coconutbattery/
for a good application).
You use a full charge, then deplete it completely, because that counts as a proper battery cycle. If you charge halfway, then deplete it half, then charge again, that still counts as "burning up" a battery cycle, so that is not good.
So you want to use as little battery cycles as possible, while making sure each battery cycles is used as fully as possible.
So plug in to electricity mains as much as possible, but of course it would be a good idea to use a FULL battery cycle (full deplete and full charge up) every two weeks, AFAIK it is also not good to NOT use the battery for too long.