It is hard to get into.
Ooh mama, here's something for those of you with gadgetlust over Apple's latest announcement. iFixit has managed to get a hold of an 11.6" model of the new MacBook Air. They reveal everything in the box and show the size differences between this generation of Air and the last one.
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The new Air will not be easy to get into. Apple screwed the cases together with 5-point Security Torx, which require specialized tools to open. The iFixit crew had to file a flathead into shape, something the average buyer is unlikely to try. The battery is as large as Jobs promised, taking up a good 2/3rds of the internal cavity.
While the SSD board is apparently easy to swap, it is screwed in by more Torx. The drive itself is a custom part, and the Logic Board is also held in by Torx. The message is clear. Apple does not want end-users mucking around inside their machines.