Next year, Apple will begin adding 2012-era MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models to its Vintage and Obsolete list. The first wave will happen in June, 2017.
Does Apple’s modern battery technology have a systemic fault in older MacBook and iPhone units? I’d argue there’s a good case to be made there.
Could be worse, at least they aren’t bulging and catching fire… at the moment.
In my last article, I noted that Apple was providing undocumented case crack warranty extension for the 13-inch Unibody (Late 2009 & Late 2010) MacBook models. Specifically, Apple replaced the entire display on my two-plus-year-old machine when hairline cracks formed around the display hinges. Indeed, cracks have now formed around the 3, E, and D […]
Apple has begun to cover both in-warranty and out-of-warranty repairs on hairline cracks that have surfaced in unibody versions of the discontinued MacBook line. The change now means Apple has ultimately acknowledged case design flaws, in every generation of MacBook hardware.