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Monday, April 13, 2009

Apple fixing cracks in white plastic MacBooks

Apple has apparently begun to acknowledge the existence of small white cracks in older plastic MacBooks, according to a report.

AppleInsider says Apple service providers started receiving notices last month that the plastic chassis on the white 13-inch MacBook released in 2006 can crack in four different spots. Apple had previously helped out users who had noticed hairline cracks around the trackpad on the top of the notebook, but did not acknowledge cracks in other places as a design flaw, according to AppleInsider.

Now the company is telling its service agents to inspect any white plastic MacBooks they receive for thin cracks and service those notebooks even if the warranty has expired, according to the report. That doesn't mean you can get a new MacBook if you dropped it off the table, but it could provide some relief to those put off by the small cracks.

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