Owners of Apple's super-thin new MacBook are being told to avoid using Google Chrome if they want to squeeze the most battery life out of their portable.
At the end of the day, despite Safari's extra boost in the battery life department, Google Chrome will remain the default browser on my MacBook Air. Even though it is more power-hungry, its more powerful feature set, which offers some clear advantages in my case over Safari...
My 13 inch MacBook Air shows only 9:13 hours of battery life despite Apple's claim of 12 hours. Should I wait or show it to the service centre... Can I use Google Chrome on Macbook Air?
I fired up Google Chrome - the latest version and my browser of choice - and immediately noticed the battery drain.
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Google’s Chrome is the best web browser for my needs. Apple’s MacBooks are the best computers for my needs.
Ultrabooks vs MacBook Air – design and build quality. The Macbook Air is a clamshell computer, or in other words a classicly styled laptop with two joined parts: one that includes the hardware, battery, keyboard, ports on the bottom, and another one with the screen on top.
Google Chrome drops my battery down to 2 hours on my brand new MacBook Pro 13.
Battery Life: The Chrome Netbook’s battery can last up to 8 hours for web use and a week of standby time, while the MacBook Air gets 5 hours for web use and 30 days of standby time. Boot Time: The MacBook Air and the Google Netbook both boot up in under 10 seconds. RAM: Both devices start...
Apple has yet to add mobile data to its MacBooks, but Google sells the Chromebook Pixel in a (more expensive) LTE-capable model. Battery.