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Very nice of Apple to do so IMO lol. Who tries to fix something that is discontinued 2 years ago..
lol, maybe they want people to rebuy it :> who knows.
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this is why you don't cheap out on solders.
Nvidia got owned for doing that.
Intel is doing that to K series CPUs.
now AMD.

This post doesn't even make sense.


I would like to know the real cause behind the issues, though. Props to Apple for being so diligent.
   
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Actually I've seen them do several "replacement programs" over the years, without, to my knowledge, any sort of class action law suit to initiate it.

 

True. The last Mac related one was for early/mid 2010 15" MBPs with failing logic boards/gpus.

 

I wonder how many people Apple will shaft and find a excuse not to cover them tho...

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True. The last Mac related one was for early/mid 2010 15" MBPs with failing logic boards/gpus.

 

I wonder how many people Apple will shaft and find a excuse not to cover them tho...

I don't expect they'd do that (or even "could" do that) to anything in a replacement program. (For defective parts...)

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Actually I've seen them do several "replacement programs" over the years, without, to my knowledge, any sort of class action law suit to initiate it.

That's probably because they've paid off everybody before they could start at suit... you know like do every time an ipod or iphone explodes.
 
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