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Said goodbye to my old (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).

@a@mastodon.nz 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).

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Ouch. Only 5 years?? 😕

I'd be very disappointed if that's all I get from my #gadgets. I guess I better not drop them, eh? 😁

I've dropped my phone a few times. I got butter fingers. 🤷‍♀️

Surface Pro 3 still alive and functional at 7 years old. Never been dropped. 🤞

@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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