The iFixIt site has offered a teardown of the new 15-inch MacBook Pro (http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Unibody-Core-i5-Teard...). It doesn't look any different than its predecessor, but Apple has made quite a few subtle tweaks within their latest professional laptop. Here are some highlights of the teardown:
° As usual, there's a sticker warning against removing the battery. Por qué, Apple? The printed manual that came with the machine shows you how to replace RAM and hard drive. The battery is just three screws and a connector away from being able to be replaced.
° For some odd reason, Apple has stopped using five-point Torx screws found on other MBP 15-inch Unibodies in favor of Tri-Wing screws. Perhaps the sound of a thousand technicians crying out in unison...| Read more »