Apple Removes 'Time Remaining' Battery Life Estimates From macOS

Apple Removes 'Time Remaining' Battery Life Estimates From macOS

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Apple has removed 'time remaining' battery life estimates for MacBook users with the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.2.

According to a 9to5Mac report, the battery life estimates have been removed because they are no longer accurate.

Our understanding is the reason is due to how the latest low-power processors work in addition to relatively newly introduced iCloud syncing features in macOS Sierra. The inaccurate ‘time remaining’ predictions were unable to keep up with or provide accurate information for users on the newest machines. Apple investigated the battery life complaints extensively over the last couple of weeks and came to the conclusion that batteries in the new MacBook Pros are behaving as expected, according to sources familiar with the investigation.

Will this be a feature you miss? Were your time remaining estimates accurate? Let us know in the comments.

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Apple Removes 'Time Remaining' Battery Life Estimates From macOS

drigo marki - December 14, 2016 at 6:49pm
LOL, beginning of the end as smart people would say. It all went down the toilet once Jailbreak scene was killed. Coincidence ? I don't think so. Well, who will suffer? Not consumers, but rather Apple employees first, once layoff hits the company. Users will move on to another platforms (M$, Google, etc.). Am I happy about it? No, but you have to do what you have to do, smart users would say.
Roberto Mihalic - December 14, 2016 at 2:52pm
i still got it
Captain Japan - December 14, 2016 at 11:59am
Remove it if you can't fix it, eh?? Very sad.
JDP - December 14, 2016 at 5:51am
Why apple behaving like this? Removed a Logo with Light, Battery remaining life, these are the benchmark of Apple, Strange!
Cyling Asia - December 14, 2016 at 2:11am
Time remaining is just as useful as the estimated distance you can drive with the fuel remaining in your car's tank. It allows you to make any adjustments necessary if you need your fuel to last longer (you're watching a movie, you drop the brightness a bit). With this removed, the user is now doing the calculations in their head. Whoever is making the decisions at apple should be made to decide whether they want to quit or be fired.
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