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iFixit tears down 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, gives it a rating of two ‘kittens’ for repairability

iFixit teardown of Macbook Pro 13 inchYou know the drill (er, screwdriver): someone releases a shiny new gadget and the internet tears it apart, both figuratively and literally. iFixit did the latter like clockwork, getting its tools on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. As with its older sibling, the notebook didn’t do all that well on the repairability scale, scoring a two out of 10 — slightly better than its predecessor’s lowly one. Why so low? You can blame a glued battery, proprietary screws, soldered RAM and a display assembly that’s “almost impossible to take apart.” There are, however, plenty of pictures of a tiny kitten, which should help to ease the pain…

Source iFixit

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