Apple appears to have fixed a in its premium MacBook Pro laptops, but only in its latest machines, leaving prior customers in the lurch. Independent repair shop  notes that Apple has lengthened an easily damaged, flexible display cable in an attempt to reduce its failure rate, which due to the design requires a complete screen replacement — a $600 to $700 expense for affected users.

The “Flexgate” issue was highly publicized this January, after iFixit spotlighted a and  discussing the issue. Starting in 2016, MacBook Pro laptops used an ultra-thin, fragile display cable that moves back and forth every time

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