Would you trade clock speeds for slightly better battery life?

  • 8 July 2021
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OnePlus is getting throttled (see what I did there) after admitting it tweaked the behavior of its devices to improve battery life. Do you think that’s a fair trade off? I don’t, but am willing to be convinced I’m wrong.


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I tend to seek out the least powerful hardware on which I can do my work. I will absolutely take better battery over faster CPU. One of the reasons I've enjoyed so much success with the 12" MB and the Pixelbook Go.



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Customers have to be forced into their luck. And this is one of these things most people will appreciate even if they don't know its being done or even kinda dislike it. Its good product design.



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I always used to complain about work laptops after a few years. My previous company didn’t refresh ours until after four years. Part of me wishes they had just lied and said that our machines were being throttled to death. :joy: