kelhhin iirecer
kelhhin iirecer voted up Didge Doo's answer

I usually use mine while it's plugged in -- rather like a desktop PC -- and only unplug it and use the battery when I want to use it in another location. It won't do any harm.

It's getting a bit old and you miss out on a lot of good stuff, but if you're … Read more

kelhhin iirecer
kelhhin iirecer voted up Not Online Anymore's answer

Battery technology in laptops and phones has changed in the last 5-10 years. The old technology used NiMH batteries which could develop a "memory" depending on how you used it and when you charged it. Newer technology uses Lithium polymer batteries which do not have this same "memory" effect. The idea that you shouldn't use … Read more