updated 10:10 am EST, Tue November 1, 2005
Newer Battery Conditioners
Newer Technology has released a line of for select Mac laptops. The Intelligent Battery Charger/Conditioners are designed to both charge and condition batteries, offering two bays that charge the batteries. The second bay also conditions new or 'abused' batteries--those that may have incomplete charging cycles that prevent full cell use--providing for full utilization of available run-time capacity. "NewerTech NuPowertm batteries offer the highest capacities and longest run-times available for Apple laptop models," O'Connor added. "And now NewerTech's intelligent battery charging stations allow users to maximize their use of stock or NewerTech high-capacity batteries." They are available immediately for $150 for all Apple PowerBook G4 and select Apple iBook G3/G4 models.