Hardware

Cracking Open the redesigned Apple MacBook of 2009

Teardown

Apple has made a bunch of changes to their base workhorse, including:?
  • A polycarbonate unibody upper case
  • An LED backlit display with the same 1280x800 resolution as previous models
  • A glass multi-touch trackpad
  • An integrated lithium-polymer battery
  • Non-slip coating covering the bottom panel.
iFixit is a one-stop-shop for the parts, tools, and repair manuals needed to fix iPods, iPhones, Macs, and more. They make it easy for anyone to repair their Apple hardware. Follow along as iFixit engineers disassemble the MacBook.

Images by iFixit, used by permission

About Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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