Said goodbye to my old #MacbookAir (2017). Although it definitely has quality issues (most notably, its specs were not even the latest on its release), I guess I did treat it too roughly (fell to the ground once, also ran too many resource-intensive apps on it when it only has integrated graphics), so it only lasted 5 years (which I suppose is the lower end of its expected lifespan?). Too costly to repair, so got the newer MacBook Air (M2), trading the old one in (which gets scrapped probably).
@email@example.com RIP little MacBook.
Got a M1 from my precedent job and it was pretty good (even tho Linux on it isn't completely there yet).
@evelyn Cosmetic damage (which was partially repaired) isn't the main motive for replacement, but rather battery issues (service warning triggered + it only lasts a few hours now) and that some keys have fallen off (due to Apple's design flaw in butterfly keys - unfortunately it's too old for free replacement), likely caused by heavy use rather than one accident.
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