Work with Extended Battery Life

There’s a point while reading superlatives when your eyes rightly glaze over. I know I have a very low limit for it. Which is why I sometimes feel like a huckster and shill when people ask me about the battery life of an M1-based Mac laptop. It’s ridiculous. It’s absurd. I’m nearly embarrassed to talk about it, because it’s so danged huge.

Apple’s M1 chip consumes energy so efficiently that it can carry out processor-intensive tasks over a long period of time and consume what seems to be somewhere between one-third and one-half as much battery power as a comparable Intel laptop. Sometimes, even less.

And when you’re performing more normal tasks, like reading articles in a web browser or using a word processor, ...

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