Apple MacBook Pro erratic battery life blamed on a bug; fix released
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 So it all began last month, when Consumer Reports came up with an interesting battery result for the new MacBook Pro. What’s interesting about the result is that the upshots of the battery test ranged 3.75 hours to 19.5 hours. Naturally, due to such an inconsistent performance by the device, it was the first time ever that an Apple MacBook Pro did not receive a ‘buy’ recommendation from Consumer Reports. And now, after days of testing it turns out it was both a software bug and a benchmarking issue that caused such an erratic result. Consumer Reports tested three MacBook Pro variants including the Touch Bar model and found that the battery results were “highly inconsistent from one trial to
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