coconutBattery for macOS and iOS users

The app lets you monitor your macOS battery (above) as well as your iOS device when it is plugged in.
The app lets you monitor your macOS battery (above) as well as your iOS device when it is plugged in. PHOTOS: COCONUTBATTERY
The app lets you monitor your macOS battery as well as your iOS device (above) when it is plugged in.
The app lets you monitor your macOS battery as well as your iOS device (above) when it is plugged in. PHOTOS: COCONUTBATTERY

Available only in macOS, the nifty coconutBattery app lets you monitor your device's battery with a glance. It shows the current charge, full-charge capacity and design capacity of the MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. It also keeps track of the charge cycle count so you know not to over-charge your device.

Plug in your iPhone or iPad to any Mac running coconutBattery and you will be able to gather the same information about your iOS device.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 18, 2018, with the headline 'coconutBattery for macOS and iOS users'. Print Edition | Subscribe