“We’ve seen before that changing from Chrome to Safari can make a big difference on your Mac’s battery life,” John Brownlee reports for The Cult of Mac.
“But if you haven’t switched from Chrome or Firefox to Safari yet, this fact might change your mind: if you’re a MacBook user, you’re losing an average of 1 hour of total battery life by using anything but Safari,” Brownlee reports. “The battery experts over at The Batterybox ran Chrome, Safari, and Firefox through a series of tests to determine which browser was most battery-efficient.”
Averaging data from all websites tested, Safari won first place with 6hours 21min of total usage, Firefox second with 5hours 29min of usage, and Chrome last with 5hours 8min of usage. Basically, if you simply switch to using Safari instead of Chrome, on average you could get an extra 1 hour of usage from your battery life. — Batterybox
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MacDailyNews Take: No contest.