Hardware

Cracking Open the Apple MacBook (12-inch 2015)

Apple MacBook (2015) teardown

The 2015 MacBook isn't just a thinner, lighter version of the MacBook Air. Apple has completely redesigned the laptop from the ground up and unfortunately, those changes also make DIY repairs a real nightmare.

In this teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler walks you through disassembling the 2015 Apple MacBook and shows you the hardware inside. To read his complete hardware analysis, check out his article, Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult.

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About Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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