Tech Talk, Tech News and Tech Support (Gadgets included)
- Posts: 49470
- Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:52 pm
- Title: Bug in the Machine
https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/20/1869 ... isk-safety
its batteries “may pose a fire safety risk.
The company says there are a “limited number” of affected units, sold between September 2015 and February 2017.
check if your macbook is one of those herehttps://support.apple.com/15-inch-macbo ... ery-recall
If eligible, the company says it’ll replace your battery for free
The bad news: You’ll need to send your MacBook to one of Apple’s repair centers, and the company’s estimating the fix could take one to two weeks. That’s quite a while, particularly if you need that machine for work. And Apple says this won’t extend your warranty.
- Posts: 33881
- Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:33 pm
- Title: FREE RADICAL
- Location: Scintillating!
Looks like mine is not "in the affected serial number range."
... that really doesn't make me feel any better...
"Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts."
-Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
- Posts: 30878
- Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:42 pm
Mine's a 2013. If it were a problem it'd have caught fire by now.