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Man urges Apple customers to get laptops checked after his MacBook Pro’s battery explodes

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Nyi Nyi Thet | July 4, 04:13 pm

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You might have heard of the recent voluntary recall of some of Apple’s older MacBook Pros.

The specific designs they are targeting are 15 inch MacBook Pros from 2015-2017.

The batteries in these models might overheat and pose a safety risk.

What’s the worst that can happen if you don’t exchange your battery? Probably what happened to this guy.

Blowing up

Steve Gagne recounted his horror story about his blown MacBook Pro battery.

The incident took place in Florida, U.S.

Basically, while he was asleep, the battery in his MacBook Pro kind of exploded.

Here’s the aftermath.

Image from Steve Gagne
Image from Steve Gagne
Image from Steve Gagne

If you’re in Singapore, here’s how you can check if your laptop falls within the replaceable camp.

Go to your “About this Mac” option at the top left hand corner of your Mac, find out your serial number and check it here.

Image from Gagne’s Facebook

About Nyi Nyi Thet

Thet has a chronic fear of teenage girls laughing at him. He sometimes puts on a cap in his room and yells “Gryffindor”.

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