Hairline MacBook cracks appearing

Summary:I received this photo from a reader concerned about the appearance of hairline cracks around the edge of the case near the hinge.

MacBook cracks
I received this photo from a reader concerned about the appearance of hairline cracks around the edge of the case near the hinge.

How many of us honestly look at the back of our laptops? Well I did tonight and what do I see- stress cracks around the hinges, around the vents, and all along the back edge! Just look at the pictures! I'm never rough with my MacBook. It lives inside a messenger bag with a suede interior, and if it's not there, it's on my desk.

Apple is going to cover it, since the machine is only 7 months old. I'm getting a new bottom casing and LCD bezel. I'm interested to hear if anyone else has experienced this problem, and if Apple did in fact repair it.

Hopefully I'll get it back soon. I've been blogging on a PowerBook 3400 and it's slower than molasses! 

Have you seen anything like this on yours?

Photo Gallery: Closer look at CrackBook

Topics: Apple

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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