Originally Posted by sirmaru
Most Lithium batteries can take 500 recharges before dying. Thus, it pays to let the battery run down to one bar before recharging.
No, that's not true. Lithium Polymer batteries such as the Kindle uses don't mind being "topped up" at all, and it has no impact on battery life. It really doesn't matter whether you top it up every day, or you let it drain before recharging it; the battery life will still be the same.