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Baffled by batteries? Here are some tips

People are often confused about batteries, and understandably so because there are many different types of batteries and each has its own different characteristics. 

It is not always easy to know what kind of battery you are dealing with, and to make matters worse, things keep changing such that the advice that was correct years ago is no longer applicable today.

A case in point is the rechargeable batteries used in laptop computers.  Many years ago the best advice was to take your battery out of the computer if you wanted to conserve its lifespan.  Today just the opposite is true and if you take the battery out of the computer this may hasten its demise.  The reason for this is that laptop batteries have changed dramatically.

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