Some MacBooks shipping with loose battery covers

Summary:According to a thread on MacRumors some people have reported problems with the new aluminum MacBook's battery cover coming loose.One user writes:The cover was fine at first, but after i took it off for the first time, when I put it back on it didn't go as tight, and started moving around creating gaps in the front and back.

Click image for larger version    Name:	photolatch.jpg  Views:	881  Size:	139.2 KB  ID:	140458 According to a thread on MacRumors some people have reported problems with the new aluminum MacBook's battery cover coming loose.

One user writes:

The cover was fine at first, but after i took it off for the first time, when I put it back on it didn't go as tight, and started moving around creating gaps in the front and back. Also, when I go to sit it down it clicks (the cover is hitting either the battery or the frame...)

In addition to the loose battery cover, some users have reported slanted function keys and my personal favorite - extra "m" keys.

(Picture courtesy: Engadget)

MacBook with extra “m” keys

Topics: Apple, Hardware

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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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