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With Firefox loaded my laptop will not charge.

About 2 weeks ago my laptop suddenly stropped charging. I deleted Firefox to free up some space on the hard drive and the laptop started charging. I used Microsoft Edge b… (funda kabanzi)

About 2 weeks ago my laptop suddenly stropped charging. I deleted Firefox to free up some space on the hard drive and the laptop started charging. I used Microsoft Edge but it is atrocious. So reloaded Firefox and the laptop stopped charging one again.

Asked by TerenceC 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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It is normal that even with the updated core firefox consumes 2 times more power than chrome?

As an experiment, I opened both browsers (firefox 67.0 and chrome 74.0.3729.169) in incognito mode. All add-ons were disabled. Went to the same page with the video and st… (funda kabanzi)

As an experiment, I opened both browsers (firefox 67.0 and chrome 74.0.3729.169) in incognito mode. All add-ons were disabled. Went to the same page with the video and started playback at the same time. Both Windows were of equal size and worked the same period of time (about 8 hours). Based on the results, firefox consumed almost 2 times more energy, and therefore consumed significantly more resources. Is this normal, or is there some way to fix it?

Asked by lalaciwawi 2 iminyaka edlule

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Killing battery on new Apple M1 13" MacBook Pro

Has anyone else reported severe battery draining on a new M1 chipped MacBook Pro? I noticed that the battery was draining as quickly or quicker compared with the one in … (funda kabanzi)

Has anyone else reported severe battery draining on a new M1 chipped MacBook Pro? I noticed that the battery was draining as quickly or quicker compared with the one in my old 2014 15" MacBook Pro. I checked Activity Monitor and saw that the CPU utilization for the Firefox WebExtensions process was consistently north of 99%, even while I was doing nothing.

I've switched to using Safari and I'm now getting the incredible battery life I expected having read all of the reviews for the new M1 laptop.

I've been using Safari (on battery, with the screen at full brightness) for over an hour now and it hasn't moved from 100% yet.

This morning it went from fully charged to below 20% in less than five hours with brightness at 50% or less for half of that time. I'm sure I can't be the only new MacBook user who has noticed this?

Please fix the problem Mozilla as I'd much prefer to use Firefox vs Safari but not if it kills battery time like this.

Asked by i_a_henderson 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by AliceWyman 10 izinyanga ezidlule