To extend the battery life of a laptop, limit the amount of power your laptop is currently consuming. You can do this by reducing the number of processes that your computer is running and avoiding heavy processes that re... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

A laptop can be operated normally without its battery by plugging it into an electric outlet via its AC adapter. Many computer users use their laptops this way as replacements to desktop computers. More » Technology Computers & Hardware

One of the top-rated student laptops as of 2015 is the 13-inch Apple MacBook Air, which uses the Mac operating system and has a battery life of almost 16 hours, according to PC Magazine. This laptop costs $860 new on Ama... More » Technology Computers & Hardware
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