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This old black MacBook woke right up after eight years

I just ran across my old classic black polycarbonate MacBook for the first time in years, covered with dust, and decided to see if it would even turn on.

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Dan Ackerman
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I just ran across my old classic black polycarbonate MacBook for the first time in years, covered with dust, and decided to see if it would even turn on.

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Rose gold is about as exciting as Mac colors get now. 

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The only one of these ports still in a current MacBook is the headphone jack.

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Yes, laptops used to include optical drives.  

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This MacBook has seen some action. 

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Before touchpads were glass they showed plenty of wear. 

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Mac OS X 10.6.3 dates back to 2010. 

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This was one of the last MacBooks with a removable battery. 

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