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    Question Late 2008 Unibody Macbook 13.3" Replacement / Uprated Battery?

    Hi guys,
    just wondering which battery I need for my old 2008 late macbook, it's a 13.3" 2.4ghz Core2Duo with a Nvidia 9400m. Is there any uprated batteries I can get with longer battery life, this would be awesome if so. Please advice accordingly.
    UK links please
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

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    Re: Late 2008 Unibody Macbook 13.3" Replacement / Uprated Battery?

    Ifixit should have a teardown of the laptop and show you which battery it is - I believe they have a European store now too!
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    Re: Late 2008 Unibody Macbook 13.3" Replacement / Uprated Battery?

    got a link buddy
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

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    Re: Late 2008 Unibody Macbook 13.3" Replacement / Uprated Battery?

    Sorry, I don't - I'm on my phone and using Tapatalk to access hexus; getting links is a pain!
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    Re: Late 2008 Unibody Macbook 13.3" Replacement / Uprated Battery?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrRockliffe View Post
    Sorry, I don't - I'm on my phone and using Tapatalk to access hexus; getting links is a pain!
    no worries mate I'll have a look now!
    EDIT: can anyone confirm this is correct?
    https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Mac/Mac...tery/IF160-005
    EDIT2: This looks like my one with the connector embedded in it without a wire hanging like the first...
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6-Cell-Bat...item1c41495104
    Last edited by keef247; 28-10-2014 at 12:52 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

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