Thanks for the information.

I will add this: you'd be surprised how many computer experts,
professionals included,

labouring under this misapprehension.

I asked around because I had been told of the existence of “memory”, but
felt that the

manufacturers should know what they were talking about.


On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 4:42 PM, William Bennett <>

> So, having absorbed, from my friends,  the dangers of partially
> recharging a  lithium-ion battery due to “memory”, I read the insert that
> came with the new laptop battery:  –
> “Recharging a partially charged lithium-ion does not cause harm because
> there is no memory. Short battery life is mainly caused by heat rather than
> charge/discharge patterns.”
> Um, who's right?
> William Bennett,
> Armidale.
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