Greetings - I "inherited" a MacBook Pro last year. It was a Apple MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz from Spring 2008. So it was 4 years old when I got it and I was told that the battery was dead and as long as I kept it plugged in, it worked fine, however, I would need a new one. So last year, I purchased a new battery and installed it.
However, I am still noticing that the battery life is horrible. It seems like when I am using it to type a document or check emails and surf the web, etc, I literally can watch the battery drain. I would assume that it might hold a charge of about an hour and a half maybe?
Is there any way I can "test" it to see what my actual battery life if? To ensure there isn't something else going on? Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks,
posted by dbirchum
on May 3, 2013 -
I just graduated college and have been working full-time for one month. I really don't like my job because I think I ended up in the wrong industry/type of business. I'm hoping for any suggestions, advice, or thoughts about how I can go about figuring out what industry/type of business/job would be a better fit for me. I am talented, smart, and hard working, but I feel like I am wasting my life because I'm not interested in my company or the work we do. [more inside]
posted by laffytaffy9000
on Aug 12, 2012 -
Need some life advice, I don't really know what I'm doing, I've failed so far miserably. [more inside]
posted by sawyerrrr
on Nov 1, 2011 -
[Job Advice Filter] I applied and interviewed for an out-of-state job 8 months ago. Eventually I was offered the position, but I declined due to life circumstances that arose at the time. That same position is still open, and I'm interested. How should I proceed? [more inside]
posted by karizma
on Oct 10, 2008 -
Help finding the right career. This is not looking for a job I have one of those but I want to know what careers I should be looking at. [more inside]
posted by CollegeNelson
on Sep 22, 2008 -
what has worked for you if you consider yourself overall an anxious person?
i rarely suffer from any severe anxiety symptoms, panic symptoms or find that my anxiety is getting in the way of carrying out my daily activities, but rather it feels as if my general mood is of of rather high anxiety about a great many things and about nothing in particular, and has been so for years now.I come from a long line of worriers. i cant remember the last time i really relaxed in any kind of deep way. almost to the point where i cant even really remember how that felt, the world seems so colored with stress.
I perhaps shouldn't even be using the term anxiety. by and large i do not meet any of the clinical criteria for this as a clinical definition maybe it really is the world we are in right now.
i eat well, get plenty of rest and exercise, meditate. I take no medications. Drink a beer or glass of wine now and then.
What has worked for you if you were once feeling like this?
posted by dougiedd
on Apr 12, 2008 -
My sister is in her late-30s and a single mother of one little girl. She's stuck in an endless series of crummy jobs, severely
dependent on our mother, and she is incredibly defensive and vitriolic about pretty much everything. I'd like to help her somehow. [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Dec 26, 2006 -
I find it hard to believe that no one has asked this yet but...
How did you decide what to do with your life? What questions did you ask yourself? When you have many ideas and none are "right", what factors should weigh more heavily than others when it comes time to decide? [more inside]
posted by 4easypayments
on Aug 18, 2004 -