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Apple MacBook Pro A1297 (17-inch) Desktop Replacement Laptop

At a Glance

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At a Glance

Apple's largest laptop gains speed and options while dropping in price, making for a great value.

Price when rated: $2,499


  • Huge, beautiful glossy screen
  • Large multitouch trackpad


  • Excessive screen glare
  • "No-button" touchpad learning curve

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Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.


Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

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