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10-19-2011, 07:52 PM #1Non-Apple batteries for 13" white MacBook
Sorry if this has been posted before, I tried to search but the search function here isn't working right now.
The battery on my 13" white MacBook is getting pretty bloated and warped, so I need to find a new one. Does anyone have any recommendations for a 3rd party battery? I'm guessing there's a good, cheaper alternative to the Apple batteries, but I couldn't really find any reviews out there.
10-19-2011, 07:55 PM #2
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10-19-2011, 08:02 PM #3
Killer, thanks. You think they're better than the stock Apple batteries?
10-19-2011, 08:14 PM #4
Yes, 100% better
10-19-2011, 09:41 PM #5
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10-19-2011, 10:04 PM #6
^^^didnt even think of that not thinking outside the box, I was only answering the op's question. Thanks for your input.
10-20-2011, 09:32 AM #7
Batteries aren't usually covered by the same level of warranty as the rest of the unit,
but they've caught some grief over bulging/leaking scary batteries in macbooks before.
If its > 3 years old, you're probably out of luck.
If its < 3 years, its at the discretion of the GeniusBar guys.
< 1 year, they'll probably just replace it)
10-20-2011, 05:17 PM #8
It's actually about 4 years old, so I doubt Apple will replace it. But I'm going to try before I buy something.