Monthly Archives: September 2012

kernel_task CPU usage

I had recently a problem with the battery of my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro8,2), so I decided to remove it (full story here). From that point on, every now and then, the kernel_task started to use 200-300% of the CPU (according … Continue reading

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Why I may well switch away from the Mac

Let me share with you an incredible story that just happened to me: Monday The battery of my Macbook Pro (early 2011) is completely dead, after only 16 months and 130 load cycles. The 12 months warranty is of course … Continue reading

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