Every time Apple introduces a product with a non user-replaceable battery, there's inevitably criticism from those who love
But should you need to get the battery replaced on a 17-inch MacBook Pro, all you need is an Apple Store in your vicinity and $179 in your pocket.
But then again, if the MacBook Pro's battery really does provide eight hours on a single charge and has a thousand such recharge cycles, I guess it'll be plenty of time before you'll have to worry about that replacement part. Anyway, if you were wondering how much more you might have to spend on your MacBook Pro after it had been used by several future generations of your family, you now know.
This story, "MacBook Pro Battery Replacement to Cost $179" was originally published by Macworld.