Reports: OS X 10.5.7 Improves Hackintosh Netbook Battery Life

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Some folks on the MSI Wind forums are reporting a huge increase in battery life for hacktintosh netbooks after upgrading to 10.5.7. Why would Apple care about power management on Atom-based hardware? Dunno!

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Of course, this could be a symptom of wider software optimizations or just a false alarm altogether. If it's true though, this is great news—aside from a few awkward interface difficulties, diminished battery life is (or was) the best argument against giving OS X a try on your netbook.

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Hackintoshers: comment if you've noticed anything like this. [MSI Wind Forums via Gadget Lab]

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Not going to upgrade the Dell mini 9 until people smarter than I make it work right.