Macbook Air

MacBook Air teardown: What a difference three years make

Now that Apple’s new MacBook Air has hit the stores, repair specialists iFixit have immediately cracked it open to see what’s inside. 

And frankly, if you’ve seen some of the teardowns of recent MacBooks, you won’t see too many surprises here. The new Air is a tightly packed machine that requires lots of specialized tools and patience to open and repair. 

But if we compare apples to apples — that is, the new MacBook Air with the last version of MacBook Air, which launched in 2015 — the differences are substantial. Check them out below: The new Air is on the left.  Read more…

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