Apple's black MacBook coating peels and flacks off?

Posted on Thursday, May 18 2006 @ 17:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Some black MacBook users report that the matte black finish begun peeling and flaking off shortly after they bought their notebook:
Users looking to get their hands on the new matte black MacBook might be in for an unwelcome surprise. It seems that the matte finish on the notebooks is extremely fragile and can be easily damaged. The problem surfaced less than 24 hours after Apple unveiled the new MacBook.

Some users report that the matte black coating on their new MacBook is rather fragile and has begun peeling and flaking off leaving the undercoat exposed. We are not sure yet if the problem is widespread or only occurring on a limited number of black MacBooks but we are looking in to it.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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